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English noun: pureness

1. pureness (state) being undiluted or unmixed with extraneous material


Broader (hypernym)condition, status

Narrower (hyponym)plainness

Attributeimpure, pure

Antonymsimpureness, impurity

2. pureness (state) the state of being unsullied by sin or moral wrong; lacking a knowledge of evil

Synonymsinnocence, purity, sinlessness, whiteness

Broader (hypernym)condition, status

Narrower (hyponym)cleanness

3. pureness (attribute) a woman's virtue or chastity

Synonymshonor, honour, purity

Broader (hypernym)chastity, sexual morality, virtue

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