### Princeton's WordNet

pure mathematicsnoun

the branches of mathematics that study and develop the principles of mathematics for their own sake rather than for their immediate usefulness

**Synonyms:**

pure mathematics

### Wiktionary

pure mathematicsnoun

**Antonyms:**

applied mathematicspure mathematicsnoun

Mathematics which is done for its own sake rather than being motivated by other sciences.**Antonyms:**

applied mathematics

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