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English adjective: impure

1. impure combined with extraneous elements


Similaradulterate, adulterated, alloyed, bastardised, bastardized, contaminated, debased, dingy, dirty, muddied, muddy, polluted, technical grade, technical-grade, unpurified


See alsoimpure, unclean, unprocessed


Attributepureness, purity


Antonymspure

2. impure (used of persons or behaviors) immoral or obscene


SamplesImpure thoughts.


Similardefiled, maculate


See alsounchaste


Attributemorality


Antonymspure

3. impure having a physical or moral blemish so as to make impure according to dietary or ceremonial laws


SamplesUnclean meat.
And the swine...is unclean to you.


Synonymsunclean


Similarnonkosher, terefah, tref, untouchable


See alsoimpure


Domain categoryfaith, religion, religious belief


Antonymsclean









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