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synonyms for impure

  • unclean
  • admixed
  • adulterated
  • alloyed
  • carnal
  • coarse
  • common
  • contaminated
  • corrupt
  • debased
  • defiled
  • desecrated
  • diluted
  • dirty
  • doctored
  • filthy
  • foul
  • gross
  • grubby
  • immodest
  • immoral
  • indecent
  • infected
  • lewd
  • nasty
  • not pure
  • obscene
  • polluted
  • profaned
  • smutty
  • squalid
  • sullied
  • tainted
  • unchaste
  • unrefined
  • unwholesome
  • vile
  • vitiated
  • weighted
  • wicked
See also synonyms for: impureness
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antonyms for impure

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  • chaste
  • clean
  • impeccable
  • pure
  • sterile
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How to use impure in a sentence

If it had not been for the high, dome-shaped roof, the air would have grown heavy and impure.
ALILA, OUR LITTLE PHILIPPINE COUSINMARY HAZELTON WADE
No, he will doubtless go to some friend who he thinks will tell him, and thus get his young mind tainted with impure thoughts.
THE VALUE OF A PRAYING MOTHERISABEL C. BYRUM
Astonishment and curiosity calmed for a moment the impure ardor of the Crusaders.
THE PILGRIM'S SHELL OR FERGAN THE QUARRYMANEUGNE SUE
It gave a bluish-black color with impure ferrous sulphate and a dark color with ferric chloride.
SOME CONSTITUENTS OF THE POISON IVY PLANT: (RHUS TOXICODENDRON)WILLIAM ANDERSON SYME
All appeared to be impure gallic acid which had become brown by absorption of oxygen.
SOME CONSTITUENTS OF THE POISON IVY PLANT: (RHUS TOXICODENDRON)WILLIAM ANDERSON SYME
Astonished at such a declaration, this worthy sufferer ably rejoined, "that his words were as impure, as they were profane."
FOX'S BOOK OF MARTYRSJOHN FOXE
Let it not be polluted with anything dead or impure, that your victuals, boiled in pure water, may be healthy.
ARCHAIC ENGLANDHAROLD BAYLEY
All we can tell is, that the colour does not suffer from impure air.
FIELD'S CHROMATOGRAPHYGEORGE FIELD
They are so small that several million are often found in a single drop of impure water or sour milk.
A CIVIC BIOLOGYGEORGE WILLIAM HUNTER
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