- The condition of being pure.
- freedom from foreign admixture or deleterious matter; as, the purity of water, of wine, of drugs, of metals.
- Cleanness; freedom from foulness or dirt.
- Freedom from guilt or the defilement of sin; innocence; chastity; as, purity of heart or of life.
- Freedom from any sinister or improper motives or views.
- Freedom from foreign idioms, or from barbarous or improper words or phrases; as, purity of style.