Synonyms for impure

Synonyms for (adjective) impure

Synonyms: unclean, impure

Definition: having a physical or moral blemish so as to make impure according to dietary or ceremonial laws

Usage: unclean meat; and the swine...is unclean to you-Leviticus 11:3

Similar words: nonkosher, terefah, tref

Definition: not conforming to dietary laws


Similar words: untouchable

Definition: ( especially used in traditional Hindu belief of the lowest caste or castes) defiling


Synonyms: impure

Definition: (used of persons or behaviors) immoral or obscene

Usage: impure thoughts

Similar words: maculate, defiled

Definition: morally blemished; stained or impure


Synonyms: impure

Definition: combined with extraneous elements

Similar words: technical grade, technical-grade

Definition: containing small amounts of other chemicals, hence slightly impure

Usage: technical-grade sulfuric acid


Similar words: adulterate, adulterated, debased

Definition: mixed with impurities


Similar words: alloyed

Definition: (used of metals) debased by mixture with an inferior element


Similar words: bastardised, bastardized

Definition: deriving from more than one source or style


Similar words: contaminated, polluted

Definition: rendered unwholesome by contaminants and pollution

Usage: had to boil the contaminated water; polluted lakes and streams


Similar words: muddied, muddy, dingy, dirty

Definition: (of color) discolored by impurities; not bright and clear

Usage: dirty is often used in combination; a dirty (or dingy) white; the muddied grey of the sea; muddy colors; dirty-green walls; dirty-blonde hair


Similar words: unpurified

Definition: not made pure