Impurity

Definition of Impurity

Im`pu´ri`ty
n.1.
1.The condition or quality of being impure in any sense; defilement; foulness; adulteration.
Profaneness, impurity, or scandal, is not wit.
- Buckminster.
2.That which is, or which renders anything, impure; foul matter, action, language, etc.; a foreign ingredient.
3.(Script.) Lack of ceremonial purity; defilement.

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