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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

There has to be evil so that good can prove its purity above it.

The real ornament of woman is her character, her purity.
Mahatma Gandhi

I have also seen children successfully surmounting the effects of an evil inheritance. That is due to purity being an inherent attribute of the soul.
Mahatma Gandhi

Purity of personal life is the one indispensable condition for building up a sound education.
Mahatma Gandhi

Morality which depends upon the helplessness of a man or woman has not much to recommend it. Morality is rooted in the purity of our hearts.
Mahatma Gandhi
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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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