Impurity meaning

ĭm-pyo͝or'ĭ-tē
A state of immorality or sin; especially the weakness of the flesh: inchastity.

With his cheating, lying and stealing, he epitomised the impurity of humanity.

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The quality or condition of being impure, especially:
  • Contamination or pollution.
  • Lack of consistency or homogeneity; adulteration.
  • A state of immorality; sin.
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Something that renders something else impure; an inferior component or additive.
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The state or quality of being impure.
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The condition of being impure; because of contamination, pollution, adulteration or insufficient purification.

Even animals in the Jewish system cause impurity only when they are dead.

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A component or additive that renders something else impure.

The impurities in the iron ore made extraction of the iron very difficult.

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Origin of impurity

  • impure +‎ -ity. From Middle French impurité.
    From Wiktionary