August 15, 2017
Learner's Word of the Day
impurity /ɪmˈpjurəti/ noun
impurity
/ɪmˈpjurəti/
noun

plural impurities

There are impurities in the water.
There are impurities in the water.
Learner's definition of IMPURITY

1 [noncount] : the quality or state of being impure

  • the impurity of the water

  • moral impurity

2 [count] : an unwanted substance that is found in something else and that prevents it from being pure

  • The syrup is strained to remove impurities.

  • The water is free of impurities.

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