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Definition of Purity


  1. The condition of being pure.
  2. freedom from foreign admixture or deleterious matter; as, the purity of water, of wine, of drugs, of metals.
  3. Cleanness; freedom from foulness or dirt.
  4. Freedom from guilt or the defilement of sin; innocence; chastity; as, purity of heart or of life.
  5. Freedom from any sinister or improper motives or views.
  6. Freedom from foreign idioms, or from barbarous or improper words or phrases; as, purity of style.

Purity Quotations

Peace demands the most heroic labor and the most difficult sacrifice. It demands greater heroism than war. It demands greater fidelity to the truth and a much more perfect purity of conscience.
Thomas Merton

A lovely nook of forest scenery, or a grand rock, like a beautiful woman, depends for much of its attractiveness upon the attendance sense of freedom from whatever is low; upon a sense of purity and of romance.
P. T. Barnum

Purity of speech, of the mind, of the senses, and of a compassionate heart are needed by one who desires to rise to the divine platform.

Rare is the union of beauty and purity. - Juvenal
Rare is the union of beauty and purity.

What I dream of is an art of balance, of purity and serenity devoid of troubling or depressing subject matter - a soothing, calming influence on the mind, rather like a good armchair which provides relaxation from physical fatigue.
Henri Matisse
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Purity Translations

purity in Dutch is helderheid, kuisheid, zindelijkheid
purity in German is Reinheit
purity in Latin is sanctimonia
purity in Spanish is pureza, limpieza
purity in Swedish is renhet
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