Impure meaning

ĭm-pyo͝or'
Not pure or clean; contaminated.
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Not purified by religious rite; unclean.
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Immoral or sinful.

Impure thoughts.

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Mixed with another, usually inferior substance; adulterated.
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Being a composite of more than one color or mixed with black or white.
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Deriving from more than one source, style, or convention; eclectic.

An impure art form.

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Not pure.
  • Unclean; dirty.
  • Unclean according to religious ritual; defiled.
  • Obscene; unchaste.
  • Mixed with foreign matter; adulterated.
  • Mixed so as to lack purity in color, tone, style, etc.
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Not pure.

The impure gemstone was not good enough to be made into a necklace, so it was thrown out.

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He was thinking impure thoughts.

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(Judaism) Not virgin, having previously had sexual intercourse.
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(obsolete) To defile; to pollute.
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Origin of impure

  • From Middle French impur, from Latin impurus
    From Wiktionary