impure impure  /ɪm ˈpjʊr/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) combined with extraneous elements
  2. (adj) (used of persons or behaviors) immoral or obscene
  3. (adj) having a physical or moral blemish so as to make impure according to dietary or ceremonial laws

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Usage(s):

  1. Many of the hazards connected with the older and relatively impure virus preparations can be eliminated.
  2. I don't know if that is a pure or an impure fiction, but it does not strike me as an entirely implausible sequence.
  3. And they owe it to successes of the civil rights movement, to their own triumph over inhumane treatment and accusations of an impure agenda, to try.

News

  • Maddy Blythe, 12, Kicked off Christian School Football Team Over 'Impure Thoughts' of Boys (Video)

    Strong Rock Christian School in Locust Grove, Ga., recently removed 12-year-old Maddy Blythe from their football team because the boys on the team might have "impure thoughts" (video below). Blythe had four or five sacks while playing for the school's football team last year. "My mom counts it that I had five sacks. I count it as four," she told WSB-TV . "The entire crowd thought it was one of ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Opposing Views

Quotes

  • "You can be sure that no immoral, impure or greedy person will in-herit the kingdom of God .......... Don't be fooled by whose who try to excuse these sins, for the terrible anger of God comes upon all those who disobey him," Pickton wrote.
    on Dec 10, 2007 By: Robert Pickton Source: Canada.com

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