1. Free of extraneous elements of any kind (synset 301911832)
    "pure air and water"; "pure gold"; "pure primary colors"; "the violin's pure and lovely song"; "pure tones"; "pure oxygen"
  2. Without qualification;
    Used informally as (often pejorative) intensifiers (synset 301524174)
    "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 thorough nuisance"; "a thoroughgoing villain"; "utter nonsense"; "the unadulterated truth"
  3. (of color) being chromatically pure;
    Not diluted with white or grey or black (synset 300394569)
  4. Free from discordant qualities (synset 301167404)
  5. Concerned with theory and data rather than practice;
    Opposed to applied (synset 300866098)
    "pure science"
  6. (used of persons or behaviors) having no faults;
    Sinless (synset 301911024)
    "I felt pure and sweet as a new baby"; "pure as the driven snow"
  7. In a state of sexual virginity (synset 300362205)
    "pure and vestal modesty"; "a spinster or virgin lady"; "men have decreed that their women must be pure and virginal"

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