Definition of impure in English:

impure

Line breaks: im¦pure
Pronunciation: /ɪmˈpjʊə
 
, ɪmˈpjɔː/

adjective

Derivatives

impurely

adverb
More example sentences
  • Have I touched or embraced another impurely?
  • Do I act impurely, using my selfishness to cause others to sin with the flesh?

impureness

noun
More example sentences
  • Now they all felt that impureness, they all felt that something just wasn't right here, but none of them spoke of it, none of them wanted the others to think them crazy.

Origin

late Middle English (in the sense 'dirty, containing offensive matter'): from Latin impurus, from in- 'not' + purus 'pure'.

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