Associations to the word «Purity»


PURITY, noun. The state or degree of being pure.
PURITY, proper noun. A female given name from the virtue purity.
PURITY OF VIRGINS, proper noun. (Christianity) An epithet of Jesus.
PURITY RING, noun. A ring (piece of jewellery) representing a Christian religious vow to abstain from sexual intercourse until marriage.
PURITY RINGS, noun. Plural of purity ring
PURITY TEST, noun. An informal survey that assesses the participant's supposed degree of innocence in worldly matters, such as sex, drugs, and deceit.
PURITY TESTS, noun. Plural of purity test

Dictionary definition

PURITY, noun. Being undiluted or unmixed with extraneous material.
PURITY, noun. The state of being unsullied by sin or moral wrong; lacking a knowledge of evil.
PURITY, noun. A woman's virtue or chastity.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats