[ self-pyoor-uh-fi-key-shuhn ]

  1. a natural process of purifying, as the ability of a body of water to rid itself of pollutants.

  2. purification of oneself.

Other words from self-purification

  • self-pu·ri·fy·ing, adjective

Words Nearby self-purification Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use self-purification in a sentence

  • They have tried self-purification, and effort after effort has failed them.

    After Prison - What? | Maud Ballington Booth
  • This time, however, it was not a wave of passion, but a storm of desire for self-purification.

    Atlantis | Gerhart Hauptmann
  • Non-co-operation with it is free from violence, is essentially a movement of intensive self-purification.

    Freedom's Battle | Mahatma Gandhi
  • Church-purification and reformation, must begin in self-purification and reformation.

    A Vindication of the Presbyteriall-Government and Ministry | Ministers and Elders of the London Provinciall Assembly
  • Lessons of self-purification and communion, by which the illusiveness of externals and the value of internals are understood.