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Synonyms for impurity
ɪmˈpyʊər ɪ tiim·pu·ri·ty

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  1. impuritynoun



  2. impuritynoun

    The condition of being impure; because of contamination, pollution, adulteration or insufficient purification.

    Even animals in the Jewish system cause impurity only when they are dead.



  3. impuritynoun

    A component or additive that renders something else impure.

    The impurities in the iron ore made extraction of the iron very difficult.



  4. impuritynoun

    A state of immorality or sin; especially the weakness of the flesh: inchastity.

    With his cheating, lying and stealing, he epitomised the impurity of humanity.



Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. impurity, drossnoun

    worthless or dangerous material that should be removed

    "there were impurities in the water"

    dross, impureness, slag, scoria

    purity, pureness

  2. impurity, impurenessnoun

    the condition of being impure

    dross, impureness

    purity, pureness

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. impuritynoun

    foulness, uncleanness, feculence

  2. impuritynoun

    obscenity, indecency, immodesty, ribaldry, smuttiness, smut, bawdiness

  3. impuritynoun

    coarseness, grossness, lowness, vulgarity

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  1. impuritynoun

    defilement, contamination, taint, pollution, adulteration, alloy, sophistication, unchastity, lewdness, indecency, indelicacy

  2. impuritynoun

    garblings, garbles

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "impurity":

    impurities, dockage, contaminant, fineness

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  1. Georges Bernanos:

    Purity is not imposed upon us as though it were a kind of punishment, it is one of those mysterious but obvious conditions of that supernatural knowledge of ourselves in the Divine, which we speak of as faith. Impurity does not destroy this knowledge, it slays our need for it.

  2. Erin Michos:

    What we know about the dangers of this impurity comes primarily from laboratory studies. It is a toxin that can affect the liver and cause liver fibrosis or scarring and liver tumors in rats. So it is assumed to be toxic to humans, as well, in these animal studies, they usually give large quantities, so again, the risk is likely not the same equivalent in humans.

  3. William Shakespeare, The Rape of Lucrece Ver. 124:

    But no perfection is so absolute, That some impurity doth not pollute.

  4. Zhang Kun:

    The era for China to buy cheap low-grade ore in order to be cost effective has passed. What China needs now and in the future will be more sophisticated ore, with higher iron and lower impurity content.

  5. Jean Rostand:

    We are not na?ve enough to ask for pure men; we ask merely for men whose impurity does not conflict with the obligations of their job.

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