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1. impurity

noun. ['ˌɪmˈpjʊrəti'] worthless or dangerous material that should be removed.

Synonyms

  • dross
  • waste material
  • waste matter
  • waste product

Antonyms

  • guilt
  • astigmatism
  • safety
  • improvement

Etymology

  • -ity (English)
  • -ité (French)
  • impure (English)
  • impurus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Impurity

  • obscurity
  • security
  • maturity
  • surety

Example sentences of the word impurity


1. Noun, singular or mass
Special filters are used to test for each type of impurity that may be present.

2. impurity

noun. ['ˌɪmˈpjʊrəti'] the condition of being impure.

Synonyms

  • debasement
  • dirtiness
  • putridity
  • condition
  • taint
  • pollution
  • adulteration
  • impureness
  • contamination
  • admixture
  • status

Antonyms

  • cleanness
  • abnormality
  • fullness
  • wetness

Etymology

  • -ity (English)
  • -ité (French)
  • impure (English)
  • impurus (Latin)
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