a natural process of purifying, as the ability of a body of water to rid itself of pollutants.
purification of oneself.
- self-pu·ri·fy·ing, adjective
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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.The Life of Buddha and Its Lessons | H.S. Olcott