pure /ˈpjɚ/ adjective
purer; purest
purer; purest
Learner's definition of PURE
[also more pure; most pure]
: not mixed with anything else
: clean and not harmful in any way
: having a smooth and clear sound that is not mixed with any other sounds
always used before a noun : complete, total used for emphasis
: morally good : free from sexual or evil thoughts
always used before a noun : relating to theory and knowledge rather than to the practical uses of something

pure and simple

: with nothing other than what has been mentioned used after a noun or phrase to add emphasis

— pureness

noun [noncount]