HyperDic: impurity

English > 2 senses of the word impurity:
NOUNsubstanceimpurity, drossworthless or dangerous material that should be removed
stateimpurity, impurenessthe condition of being impure
impurity > pronunciation
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English > impurity: 2 senses > noun 1, substance
Meaningworthless or dangerous material that should be removed.
Broaderwaste, waste material, waste matter, waste productAny materials unused and rejected as worthless or unwanted
Spanishescoria, impureza
Catalancagaferro, carrall, escòria, impuresa
Adjectivesimpurecombined with extraneous elements
English > impurity: 2 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningThe condition of being impure.
Narroweradmixture, alloyThe state of impairing the quality or reducing the value of something
adulteration, debasementmixed with extraneous material
contamination, taintThe state of being contaminated
dirtinessThe state of containing dirty impurities
pollutionundesirable state of the natural environment being contaminated with harmful substances as a consequence of human activities
putridityThe state of being putrid
Broadercondition, statusA state at a particular time
Oppositepurity, purenessundiluted or unmixed with extraneous material

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