impure

[im-pyoor]
adjective
1.
not pure; mixed with extraneous matter, especially of an inferior or contaminating nature: impure water and air.
2.
modified by admixture, as color.
3.
mixed or combined with something else: an impure style of architecture.
4.
regarded by a religion as unclean, as animals or things.
5.
not morally pure or proper; unchaste or obscene: impure thoughts.
6.
marked by foreign and unsuitable or objectionable elements or characteristics, as a style of art or of literary expression.

Origin:
1530–40; < Latin impūrus. See im-2, pure

impurely, adverb
impureness, noun


5. coarse, vulgar, improper, licentious.
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impure (ɪmˈpjʊə)
 
adj
1.  not pure; combined with something else; tainted or sullied
2.  (in certain religions)
 a.  (of persons) ritually unclean and as such debarred from certain religious ceremonies
 b.  (of foodstuffs, vessels, etc) debarred from certain religious uses
3.  (of a colour) mixed with another colour or with black or white
4.  of more than one origin or style, as of architecture or other design
 
im'purely
 
adv
 
im'pureness
 
n

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Example sentences
Untouchables are outcasts-people considered too impure, too polluted, to rank
  as worthy beings.
People ingested it, in impure forms, from sugar cubes and blotting paper.
Speaking generally, the arteries may be said to contain pure and the veins
  impure blood.
The program was designed for contrast: impure drama, then pure dance.
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