purity

[ pyoo r-i-tee ]
/ ˈpyʊər ɪ ti /

noun

Origin of purity

1175–1225; < Late Latin pūritās (see pure, -ity); replacing Middle English pur(e)te < Anglo-French < Late Latin, as above

Related forms

hy·per·pur·i·ty, nounsu·per·pu·ri·ty, noun
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purity

/ (ˈpjʊərɪtɪ) /

noun

the state or quality of being pure
physics a measure of the amount of a single-frequency colour in a mixture of spectral and achromatic colours
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