OTHER WORDS FROM impureim·pure·ly, adverbim·pure·ness, noun
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How to use impure in a sentence
They wanted to expel the demons which they believed caused impure thoughts.
You feel guilty if you eat foods you believe to be “impure.”Orthorexia: When Healthy Eating Becomes an Obsession|DailyBurn|October 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Much of this has been pure, or more accurately, impure, political theater.Eric Holder’s Legacy: Bold on Equality, Less So on Civil Liberties|Geoffrey R. Stone|September 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But really, how impure is the desire to garner professional respect and reap enough cash to pay rent and keep making work?
The “bootleg chemistry” results in a drug that is notoriously impure and often contains a lethal mix of toxins.
If it had not been for the high, dome-shaped roof, the air would have grown heavy and impure.Alila, Our Little Philippine Cousin|Mary Hazelton Wade
No, he will doubtless go to some friend who he thinks will tell him, and thus get his young mind tainted with impure thoughts.The value of a praying mother|Isabel C. Byrum
Astonishment and curiosity calmed for a moment the impure ardor of the Crusaders.
It gave a bluish-black color with impure ferrous sulphate and a dark color with ferric chloride.
All appeared to be impure gallic acid which had become brown by absorption of oxygen.
British Dictionary definitions for impure
- (of persons) ritually unclean and as such debarred from certain religious ceremonies
- (of foodstuffs, vessels, etc) debarred from certain religious uses