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noun as in the state of being pure

noun as in innocence

noun as in chastity

noun as in cleanness

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Example Sentences

We also heard from Paul Mango, deputy chief of staff for policy at Health and Human Services, that there were some “failed batches, in terms of not having the purity we sought.”

Part of the issue with cooking with the extract is that the purity and the concentration is often unknown.

He describes water as a life source whose purity is essential to this type of fishing.

Zero dosage allows the purity of the fruit to shine through without being masked by the addition of sugar.

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You almost begin to believe in the purity of Laurence’s intent, until the scheming becomes too much to take.

The attempt to “breed back” the Auroch of Teutonic legend was of a piece with the Nazi obsession with racial purity and eugenics.

Other artisans see purity and integrity in their craft and have no dream of becoming recognized as the author of their own work.

The family also believed that inbreeding was central to both preserving the family fortune and ensuring “purity of blood.”

Molendorp is exhausted by the “constant purity exams” being conducted by his fellow party members.

Wilson explained that, unlike some of the other forms of early religion, Pauline Christianity had been based on purity.

She stood, in her young purity, at one end of the chain of years, and Mrs. Chepstow—did she really stand at the other?

Unfortunately Massna's record was not such as to inspire confidence in the purity of his intentions.

In employing these heavy pressures of wind, increased purity and beauty of tone should alone be aimed at.

But they all possess that essential purity and richness of tone without which there is no real excellence.

There are a few which possess both sweetness and purity, and they rank with the small Amatis.


On this page you'll find 73 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to purity, such as: cleanliness, cleanness, immaculateness, pureness, whiteness, and immaculacy.

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