Antonyms for purepyʊər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pure(adj)

    free of extraneous elements of any kind

    "pure air and water"; "pure gold"; "pure primary colors"; "the violin's pure and lovely song"; "pure tones"; "pure oxygen"

    Antonyms:
    applied, alloyed, impure, technical grade, debased, muddied, muddy, bastardized, unpurified, dirty, polluted, unchaste, contaminated, adulterated, mitigated, adulterate, defiled, dingy, inharmonious, bastardised, unharmonious, maculate, technical-grade

    Synonyms:
    pure(a), utter(a), unadulterated, thoroughgoing(a), double-dyed(a), virtuous, perfect(a), virgin, gross(a), staring(a), arrant(a), virginal, stark(a), consummate(a), everlasting(a), complete(a), sodding(a), saturated, vestal

  2. arrant(a), complete(a), consummate(a), double-dyed(a), everlasting(a), gross(a), perfect(a), pure(a), sodding(a), stark(a), staring(a), thoroughgoing(a), utter(a), unadulterated(adj)

    without qualification; used informally as (often pejorative) intensifiers

    "an arrant fool"; "a complete coward"; "a consummate fool"; "a double-dyed villain"; "gross negligence"; "a perfect idiot"; "pure folly"; "what a sodding mess"; "stark staring mad"; "a thoroughgoing villain"; "utter nonsense"; "the unadulterated truth"

    Antonyms:
    dingy, alloyed, impure, contaminated, mitigated, bastardised, bastardized, unharmonious, dirty, inharmonious, debased, adulterated, adulterate, unpurified, technical grade, muddied, polluted, unchaste, technical-grade, applied, muddy, defiled, maculate

  3. saturated, pure(adj)

    (of color) being chromatically pure; not diluted with white or grey or black

    Antonyms:
    defiled, unpurified, contaminated, debased, applied, technical-grade, unchaste, technical grade, muddy, impure, maculate, adulterated, bastardized, dingy, mitigated, muddied, dirty, bastardised, inharmonious, unharmonious, adulterate, alloyed, polluted

    Synonyms:
    pure(a), utter(a), concentrated, unadulterated, thoroughgoing(a), double-dyed(a), virtuous, perfect(a), virgin, gross(a), staring(a), everlasting(a), virginal, stark(a), consummate(a), complete(a), arrant(a), sodding(a), saturated, pure, vestal

  4. pure(adj)

    free from discordant qualities

    Antonyms:
    impure, adulterate, unharmonious, mitigated, adulterated, polluted, applied, defiled, maculate, inharmonious, alloyed, unchaste, muddy, technical grade, bastardized, debased, technical-grade, contaminated, muddied, dingy, unpurified, dirty, bastardised

    Synonyms:
    pure(a), utter(a), unadulterated, thoroughgoing(a), double-dyed(a), virtuous, perfect(a), virgin, gross(a), staring(a), arrant(a), virginal, stark(a), consummate(a), everlasting(a), complete(a), sodding(a), saturated, vestal

  5. pure(adj)

    concerned with theory and data rather than practice; opposed to applied

    "pure science"

    Antonyms:
    defiled, adulterate, bastardized, technical-grade, contaminated, unharmonious, mitigated, debased, unpurified, adulterated, technical grade, unchaste, muddied, bastardised, impure, applied, maculate, muddy, inharmonious, alloyed, polluted, dirty, dingy

    Synonyms:
    pure(a), utter(a), unadulterated, thoroughgoing(a), double-dyed(a), virtuous, perfect(a), virgin, gross(a), staring(a), arrant(a), virginal, stark(a), consummate(a), everlasting(a), complete(a), sodding(a), saturated, vestal

  6. pure(adj)

    (used of persons or behaviors) having no faults; sinless

    "I felt pure and sweet as a new baby"- Sylvia Plath; "pure as the driven snow"

    Antonyms:
    muddied, maculate, polluted, bastardised, adulterate, alloyed, mitigated, inharmonious, dingy, muddy, contaminated, applied, unharmonious, bastardized, adulterated, debased, unpurified, technical-grade, impure, defiled, technical grade, dirty, unchaste

    Synonyms:
    pure(a), utter(a), unadulterated, thoroughgoing(a), double-dyed(a), virtuous, perfect(a), virgin, gross(a), staring(a), arrant(a), virginal, stark(a), consummate(a), everlasting(a), complete(a), sodding(a), saturated, vestal

  7. pure, vestal, virgin, virginal, virtuous(adj)

    in a state of sexual virginity

    "pure and vestal modesty"; "a spinster or virgin lady"; "men have decreed that their women must be pure and virginal"

    Antonyms:
    polluted, muddied, dirty, adulterate, technical-grade, impure, mitigated, muddy, alloyed, bastardised, technical grade, unchaste, unharmonious, applied, debased, maculate, defiled, adulterated, unpurified, contaminated, dingy, inharmonious, bastardized

    Synonyms:
    pure(a), utter(a), unadulterated, thoroughgoing(a), double-dyed(a), virtuous, perfect(a), virgin, gross(a), staring(a), arrant(a), virginal, stark(a), consummate(a), everlasting(a), complete(a), sodding(a), saturated, pure, vestal

Wiktionary

  1. pure(adverb)

    Antonyms:
    impure, contaminated

    Synonyms:
    perfect, innocent

  2. pure(adjective)

    free of flaws or imperfections; unsullied

    Antonyms:
    contaminated, impure, applied

    Synonyms:
    innocent, perfect

  3. pure(adjective)

    free of foreign material or pollutants

    Antonyms:
    contaminated, impure, applied

    Synonyms:
    perfect, innocent

  4. pure(adjective)

    free of immoral behavior or qualities; clean

    Antonyms:
    impure, contaminated, applied

    Synonyms:
    innocent, perfect

  5. pure(adjective)

    of a branch of science, done for its own sake instead of serving another branch of science.

    Synonyms:
    perfect, innocent

    Antonyms:
    applied, contaminated, impure

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. pure

    That is pure which is free from mixture or contact with anything that weakens, impairs, or pollutes. Material substances are called pure in the strict sense when free from foreign admixture of any kind; as, pure oxygen; the word is often used to signify free from any defiling or objectionable admixture (the original sense); we speak of water as pure when it is bright, clear, and refreshing, tho it may contain mineral salts in solution; in the medical and chemical sense, only distilled water (aqua pura) is pure. In moral and religious use pure is a strong word, denoting positive excellence of a high order; one is innocent who knows nothing of evil, and has experienced no touch of temptation; one is pure who, with knowledge of evil and exposure to temptation, keeps heart and soul unstained. Virtuous refers primarily to right action; pure to right feeling and motives; as, "Blessed are the pure in heart: for they shall see God," Matt. v, 8. Compare FINE; INNOCENT.

    Antonyms:
    adulterated, defiled, dirty, filthy, foul, gross, immodest, impure, indecent, indelicate, lewd, mixed, obscene, polluted, stained, sullied, tainted, tarnished, unchaste, unclean

    Synonyms:
    absolute, chaste, classic, classical, clean, clear, continent, genuine, guileless, guiltless, holy, immaculate, incorrupt, innocent, mere, perfect, real, sheer, simple, spotless, stainless, true, unadulterated, unblemished, uncorrupted, undefiled, unmingled, unmixed, unpolluted, unspotted, unstained, unsullied, untainted, untarnished, upright, virtuous

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