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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The quality or state of being clean and not containing anything harmful. The state of having no guilt or sin.

Usage examples (32)
  • A person who cares about the earth will resonate with its purity.
  • This is an additional moral dimension, which he calls purity/sanctity.
  • However, the same longing for perfection, the same drive for physical "purity," is hardly an appalling idea today.
  • Most ancient legislators, therefore, considered cleanliness, which they called purity, as one of the essential dogmas of their religions. for more
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