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purity

noun pu·ri·ty \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
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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
PURITY Defined for Kids

purity

noun pu·ri·ty \ˈpyr-ə-tē\

Definition of PURITY for Kids

1
:  freedom from dirt or impurities
2
:  freedom from sin or guilt
Medical Dictionary

purity

noun pu·ri·ty \ˈpyr-ət-ē\

Medical Definition of PURITY

:  the quality or state of being pure

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