superl ritually clean; fitted for holy services.
2. pure ·superl of a single, simple sound or tone;
said of some vowels and the unaspirated consonants.
3. pure ·superl free from moral defilement or quilt; hence, innocent; guileless; chaste;
applied to persons.
4. pure ·superl free from that which harms, vitiates, weakens, or pollutes; genuine; real; perfect;
applied to things and actions.
5. pure ·superl separate from all heterogeneous or extraneous matter; free from mixture or combination; clean; mere; simple; unmixed; as, pure water; pure clay; pure air; pure compassion.