adjective, pur·er, pur·est.
- containing only one characteristic for a trait.
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I call them Hyperserials: shows with a purer, more intense focus on one linear, series-long plotline.Mad Men’s Dramatic Déjà Vu: ‘Time Zones’ Feels Redundant|Andrew Romano|April 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His views mirrored theirs, but they were purer, less Boomer-indulgent.
We are trying to build up life, Lady Hunstanton, on a better, truer, purer basis than life rests on here.
No love was ever more innocent or purer than theirs; but none was ever more enthusiastic or more entrancing in thought.A Daughter of Eve|Honore de Balzac
A purer sun appears the heavens to light, and wraps the little bark in radiance bright.The Paris Sketch Book of Mr. M. A. Titmarsh|William Makepeace Thackeray
It became at once a codified standard of purer religious life and ultimately served as a beacon of light for the future.
The beast tears its victims to death, the tree feeds the worms; is not a tree, therefore, purer than a beast?The Story of My Mind|M. M. Mangasarian
The purer the motive the purer the Will, and in very truth the purer the stronger, or firmer.The Mystic Will|Charles Godfrey Leland
British Dictionary definitions for pure
- (of a sound) composed of a single frequency without overtones
- (of intervals in the system of just intonation) mathematically accurate in respect to the ratio of one frequency to another