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im·pure

 (ĭm-pyo͝or′)
adj. im·pur·er, im·pur·est
1. Not pure or clean; contaminated.
2. Not purified by religious rite; unclean.
3. Immoral or sinful: impure thoughts.
4. Mixed with another, usually inferior substance; adulterated.
5. Being a composite of more than one color or mixed with black or white.
6. Deriving from more than one source, style, or convention; eclectic: an impure art form.

im·pure′ly adv.
im·pure′ness n.

impure

(ɪmˈpjʊə)
adj
1. not pure; combined with something else; tainted or sullied
2. (Other Non-Christian Religions) (in certain religions)
a. (of persons) ritually unclean and as such debarred from certain religious ceremonies
b. (of foodstuffs, vessels, etc) debarred from certain religious uses
3. (General Physics) (of a colour) mixed with another colour or with black or white
4. (Architecture) of more than one origin or style, as of architecture or other design
imˈpurely adv
imˈpureness n

im•pure

(ɪmˈpyʊər)

adj.
1. not pure; mixed with extraneous matter, esp. of an inferior nature: impure water.
2. modified by admixture, as color.
3. mixed or combined with something else: an impure style of architecture.
4. regarded by a religion as unclean.
5. not morally pure.
[1530–40; < Latin]
im•pure′ly, adv.
im•pure′ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.impure - combined with extraneous elements
unclean, impure - having a physical or moral blemish so as to make impure according to dietary or ceremonial laws; "unclean meat"; "and the swine...is unclean to you"-Leviticus 11:3
unprocessed - not altered from an original or natural state; "unprocessed commodities"
pure - free of extraneous elements of any kind; "pure air and water"; "pure gold"; "pure primary colors"; "the violin's pure and lovely song"; "pure tones"; "pure oxygen"
2.impure - (used of persons or behaviors) immoral or obscene; "impure thoughts"
unchaste - not chaste; "unchaste conduct"
pure - (used of persons or behaviors) having no faults; sinless; "I felt pure and sweet as a new baby"- Sylvia Plath; "pure as the driven snow"
3.impure - having a physical or moral blemish so as to make impure according to dietary or ceremonial laws; "unclean meat"; "and the swine...is unclean to you"-Leviticus 11:3
faith, religion, religious belief - a strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny; "he lost his faith but not his morality"
impure - combined with extraneous elements

impure

adjective
2. immoral, corrupt, obscene, indecent, gross, coarse, lewd, carnal, X-rated (informal), salacious, unclean, prurient, lascivious, smutty, lustful, ribald, immodest, licentious, indelicate, unchaste They say such behaviour might lead to impure temptations.
immoral moral, pure, decent, modest, delicate, wholesome, chaste
3. unclean, dirty, foul, infected, contaminated, polluted, filthy, tainted, sullied, defiled, unwholesome, vitiated They were warned against drinking the impure water from the stream.
unclean clean, immaculate, spotless, squeaky-clean, unsullied, undefiled

impure

adjective
1. Ceremonially or religiously unfit:
2. Not chaste or moral:
3. Mixed with other substances:
Translations
قَذِر، غَير صافٍ، فاسِد
nečistýznečištěný
uren
szennyezett
óhreinn, mengaîur
nešvarumaspriemaiša
netīrspiesārņots
znečistený

impure

[ɪmˈpjʊəʳ] ADJ (Chem) [substance, drug] → impuro, con impurezas; [water] → con impurezas, contaminado; (morally) [person, thought] → impuro

impure

[ɪmˈpjʊər] adjimpur(e)

impure

adj water, drugs, thoughts, mindunrein; foodverunreinigt; motivesunsauber

impure

[ɪmˈpjʊəʳ] adj (Chem) (morally) → impuro/a; (air) → inquinato/a

impure

(imˈpjue) adjective
dirty, with other substances mixed in; not pure. impure air; The water is impure.
imˈpurity noun
1. something which is mixed into another substance, but which should not be. There are too many impurities in this steel.
2. the state of being impure. Complaints were made about the impurity of the milk.

impure

a. impuro-a; contaminado-a, adulterado-a.
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