Meaning of PURITY in English


/ ˈpjʊərəti; NAmE ˈpjʊr-/ noun

[ U ] the state or quality of being pure :

The purity of the water is tested regularly.

spiritual purity

OPP impurity



Middle English : from Old French purete , later assimilated to late Latin puritas , from Latin purus pure.

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