purity

noun
ADJECTIVE
absolute

the absolute purity of her love

great, high

high-purity silver

ideological
racial
moral, sexual
VERB + PURITY
maintain, preserve

He struggled to preserve his ideological purity.

PHRASES
purity of blood

Hitler's belief in the purity of blood of the German people

purity of form, purity of style

a classical purity of form

the building's unadorned purity of style

purity of heart

She has a purity of heart that inspires others.


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