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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


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

SamplesImpure thoughts.

Similardefiled, maculate

See alsounchaste



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.


Similarnonkosher, terefah, tref, untouchable

See alsoimpure

Domain categoryfaith, religion, religious belief


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