purity

3 ENTRIES FOUND:

pu·ri·ty

noun \ˈpyr-ə-tē\

: lack of dirty or harmful substances

: lack of guilt or evil thoughts

Full Definition of PURITY

1
:  the quality or state of being pure
2
:  saturation 4a

Examples of PURITY

  1. <struggling to live a life of purity while surrounded by wickedness>

Origin of PURITY

Middle English purete, from Anglo-French purité, from Late Latin puritat-, puritas, from Latin purus pure
First Known Use: 13th century

pu·ri·ty

noun \ˈpyr-ət-ē\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PURITY

: the quality or state of being pure

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: purity rubric
Previous Word in the Dictionary: puritano
All Words Near: purity

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up purity? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More