impurity impurity  /ɪm ˈpjʊ rə ti/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) worthless or dangerous material that should be removed
  2. (n) the condition of being impure

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. What to racist whites was a stain of impurity became a badge of pride.
  2. The cap may offend free-trade purists, but on a summer morning somewhere in the Dordogne there's something to be said for impurity.
  3. There may also be risks of cancer for the babies because milk powder or subsitutes could contain impurity or carcinogens.

News

  • Controversial Gay-Cure App Pulled By Apple, But Not Google

    Do you have feelings of impurity or sin, related to your homosexual lifestyle? Do you wish there was a way to free yourself from your thoughts and retrain your mind to become straight? Believe it or not, there's an app for that. Recently released in March, a new app from Setting Captives Free , a non-denominational ministry, claims to help users find their "freedom from homosexuality" - in just ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Tucson Weekly

Quotes

  1. These guidelines may seem rigid to some, however, the Apostle Paul wrote, "But among you there must not be even a hint of sexual immorality, or of any kind of impurity, or of greed, because these are improper for God's holy people. Nor should there...
    on Oct 27, 2004 By: the Apostle Paul Source: ChurchCentral.com

  2. "The party gains impurity with corruption. With the party''s purificiation, it will only gain more strength in future even if it involves corruption in the distribution of tickets (for elections). I want the guilty to be found out," said Shekhawat.
    on Jan 8, 2009 By: Bhairon Singh Shekhawat Source: Thaindian.com (blog)

  3. "Obviously, it was the Rudy (Gay) show," Memphis coach Marc Iavaroni said. "They just loaded up on him. So the impurity was going 1-on-5 because that's what they had committed to. They thought that they could guard one-on- one."
    on Oct 31, 2008 By: Marc Iavaroni Source: Sports Network

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