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Synonyms for impure
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. impure(adj)

    combined with extraneous elements

    Synonyms:
    unclean

    Antonyms:
    sheer, white, unmixed, native, fresh, unadulterated, axenic, clean, undefiled, pure, light, unclouded, unalloyed, sublimate, unpolluted, virginal, fine, uncontaminated, clear, immaculate, unmingled, pristine, plain

  2. impure(adj)

    (used of persons or behaviors) immoral or obscene

    "impure thoughts"

    Synonyms:
    unclean

    Antonyms:
    clean, pure, sheer, sublimate, unmingled, uncontaminated, unpolluted, fine, unalloyed, unadulterated, native, white, axenic, clear, virginal, undefiled, unclouded, pristine, fresh, light, plain, immaculate, unmixed

  3. unclean, impure(adj)

    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

    Synonyms:
    unclean, soiled, dirty

    Antonyms:
    pristine, immaculate, pure, virginal, fine, clear, white, undefiled, fresh, light, uncontaminated, native, clean, sublimate, unalloyed, unadulterated, unmingled, sheer, unpolluted, unmixed, axenic, plain, unclouded

Wiktionary

  1. impure(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    tainted, imperfect

    Antonyms:
    pure

  2. impure(adjective)

    Not pure; not clean; dirty; foul; filthy; containing something which is unclean or unwholesome; mixed or impregnated extraneous substances; adulterated; as, impure water or air; impure drugs, food, etc.

    The impure gemstone was not good enough to be made into a necklace, so it was thrown out.

    Synonyms:
    tainted, imperfect

    Antonyms:
    pure

  3. impure(adjective)

    Defiled by sin or guilt; unholy; unhallowed; -- said of persons or things.

    Synonyms:
    tainted, imperfect

    Antonyms:
    pure

  4. impure(adjective)

    Unchaste; lewd; unclean; obscene; as, impure language or ideas.

    Synonyms:
    tainted, imperfect

    Antonyms:
    pure

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. impure

    Synonyms:
    abominable, common, cursed, polluted, secular, unconsecrated, unhallowed, unholy, unsanctified, wicked, worldly

    Antonyms:
    blessed, consecrated, devoted, divine, hallowed, holy, sacred, saintly, set apart

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. impure

    Synonyms:
    foul, unchaste, dirty

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. impure(a.)

    Synonyms:
    foul, unclean, dirty, filthy, feculent

  2. impure(a.)

    Synonyms:
    obscene, indecent, lewd, smutty, ribald, bawdy, coarse, immodest, gross, vulgar, indelicate, loose

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. impure(a)

    Synonyms:
    tainted, defiled, contaminated, polluted, vitiated, infected, adulterated, alloyed, sophisticated, unchaste, lewd, indelicate, indecent, barbarous, vulgar, hybrid

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "impure":

    unclean, unholy

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#736common
#4328dirty
#8459wicked
#9718foul
#12654secular
#17926cursed
#21090imperfect
#24763worldly
#25985tainted
#26728polluted
#34224unholy
#35691soiled
#37000unclean
#44601impure
#51404abominable
#219191unhallowed
#265081unchaste

How to use impure in a sentence?

  1. Wyndham Lewis:

    All orthodox opinion -- that is, today, revolutionary opinion either of the pure or the impure variety -- is anti-man.

  2. Chinese:

    Unsullied poverty is always happy, while impure wealth brings with it many sorrows.

  3. Yonatan Adler:

    According to ancient Jewish ritual law, vessels made of pottery are easily made impure and must be broken, stone, on the other hand, was thought to be a material which can never become ritually impure, and as a result ancient Jews began to produce some of their everyday tableware from stone.


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