pureness


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pure

 (pyo͝or)
adj. pur·er, pur·est
1.
a. Having a homogeneous or uniform composition; not mixed: pure oxygen.
b. Free of dirt, pollutants, infectious agents, or other unwanted elements: pure water.
c. Containing nothing inappropriate or extraneous: a pure style of piano playing.
2. Complete; utter: pure folly.
3.
a. Having no moral failing or guilt: "I felt pure and sweet as a new baby" (Sylvia Plath).
b. Chaste; virgin.
4. Of unmixed blood or ancestry.
5. Genetics Produced by self-fertilization or continual inbreeding; homozygous: a pure line.
6. Music Free from discordant qualities: pure tones.
7. Linguistics Articulated with a single unchanging speech sound; monophthongal: a pure vowel.
8. Theoretical; not applied: pure science.
9. Philosophy Free of empirical elements: pure reason.

[Middle English pur, from Old French, from Latin pūrus; see peuə- in Indo-European roots.]

pure′ly adv.
pure′ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pureness - being undiluted or unmixed with extraneous material
condition, status - a state at a particular time; "a condition (or state) of disrepair"; "the current status of the arms negotiations"
plainness - the state of being unmixed with other material; "the plainness of vanilla ice cream"
2.pureness - the state of being unsullied by sin or moral wrong; lacking a knowledge of evil
condition, status - a state at a particular time; "a condition (or state) of disrepair"; "the current status of the arms negotiations"
cleanness - without moral defects
3.pureness - a woman's virtue or chastity
sexual morality, chastity, virtue - morality with respect to sexual relations

pureness

noun
The condition of being clean and free of contaminants:
Translations
صَفاء، نَقاء، وَضوح،طَهارَه
čistotaryzost
klarhedrenhed
hreinleiki
saflık

pureness

[ˈpjʊənɪs] Npureza f

pure

(ˈpjuə) adjective
1. not mixed with anything especially dirty or less valuable. pure gold.
2. clean, especially morally. pure thoughts.
3. complete; absolute. a pure accident.
4. (of sounds) clear; keeping in tune. She sang in a high pure tone.
ˈpurely adverb
ˈpureness noun
ˈpurity noun
ˈpurify (-fai) verb
to make pure. What is the best way to purify the air?
ˌpurifiˈcation (-fi-) noun
ˌpure-ˈblooded adjective
of unmixed race. a pure-blooded Englishman.
ˌpure-ˈbred adjective
(of animals) of unmixed breed; thoroughbred. a pure-bred Arab horse.
pure and simple
(used after a noun) nothing but. It was an accident pure and simple.
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