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1. impure

adjective. ['ˌɪmˈpjʊr'] having a physical or moral blemish so as to make impure according to dietary or ceremonial laws.

Synonyms

  • terefah
  • nonkosher
  • untouchable
  • tref

Antonyms

  • cheerful
  • dry
  • clear
  • dirtiness

Etymology

  • impurus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Impure

  • entrepreneur
  • pimplapure
  • observateur
  • premature
  • reinsure
  • procure
  • obscure
  • immature
  • beladur
  • amanpour
  • stamour
  • secure
  • rednour
  • reassure
  • mature
  • lumpur
  • lancour
  • gochnour
  • gilmour
  • demure
  • brochure
  • bonjour
  • baldur
  • unsure
  • segur
  • mosur
  • manure
  • lesure
  • latour
  • lacour

How do you pronounce impure?

Pronounce impure as ˌɪmˈpjʊr.

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Example sentences of the word impure


1. Noun, singular or mass
Refiners heat impure tin in kettles and pump compressed air into the vessel from the bottom.

Quotes containing the word impure


1. Man is not defiled by his impurities. It is the other man pointing out his impurities to him, whom he is defiled by. Is there anything anyone can do, to become righteous, anyway? God made us impure. If he had a problem with that, He would have made us gods, instead.
- C. JoyBell C.

2. impure

adjective. ['ˌɪmˈpjʊr'] (used of persons or behaviors) immoral or obscene.

Synonyms

  • morality
  • unchaste
  • defiled

Antonyms

  • immorality
  • chaste
  • tidy
  • decent

Etymology

  • impurus (Latin)

3. impure

adjective. ['ˌɪmˈpjʊr'] combined with extraneous elements.

Synonyms

  • muddy
  • bastardized
  • technical grade
  • adulterate
  • dirty
  • muddied
  • unclean
  • unpurified
  • bastardised
  • pureness
  • technical-grade
  • debased
  • adulterated
  • alloyed
  • contaminated
  • polluted
  • unprocessed
  • purity

Antonyms

  • pure
  • processed
  • clean
  • fair

Etymology

  • impurus (Latin)
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