Definition for pure

adjective as in unmixed, genuine

adjective as in absolute, utter

adjective as in theoretical

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Example Sentences

It’s so charmingly weird, emitting hormonal teenage boy stoner flick vibes while somehow remaining as pure as the driven snow.

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From the standpoint of pure performance, it’s also about how efficiently software uses all those transistors.

Desmond even garnered national media attention in May when he said the county had only had six “pure” coronavirus deaths since most who have died have underlying health conditions.

He’s stated publicly that only a handful of coronavirus deaths were “pure” and he wildly underrepresented the percentage of cases that result in hospitalizations.

Mastrolia and Mizera’s work is rooted in a branch of pure math called algebraic topology, which classifies shapes and spaces.

Several Republicans won primaries in 2014 by running as ideologically pure conservatives who wanted new leadership in the House.

What designer West lacks in productivity, he more than makes up for in pure, unadulterated confidence and blind anger.

Everything else is pure speculation and the promulgation of fear.

Much of the drama that transpires towards the end of the story is due to the pure love itself, not in spite of it.

Of course, Sesame Street's songs weren't only educational; from a pure tuneage perspective, the music was pretty kickass.

Why not have sought out the pure white lime-rocks of the flat country, or the grey granite of the hills?

Wasn't the dead man stretched in the shadow convincing proof of their capacity for pure devilishness?

Perhaps the nearest approach to a pure æsthetic enjoyment in these early days is the love of flowers.

A method of Vacuity pure and simple—the exact opposite of Mental Assimilation.

Mine should be of pure steel; I have ordered her out of my consciousness these last weeks at the point of the bayonet.


On this page you'll find 359 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to pure, such as: authentic, bright, classic, natural, neat, and perfect.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.