morally+impure

  • 1 morally impure — index lewd Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 impure — ► ADJECTIVE 1) mixed with foreign matter; adulterated or tainted. 2) morally wrong, especially in sexual matters. 3) contaminated according to ritual prescriptions …

    English terms dictionary

  • 3 impure — adjective 1 an impure substance has something else mixed with it, especially something of a lower quality: An added danger was that the group was using impure sodium chlorate in their bombs. opposite pure (1) 2 old fashioned or humorous impure… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 4 impure — impurely, adv. impureness, n. /im pyoor /, adj. 1. not pure; mixed with extraneous matter, esp. of an inferior or contaminating nature: impure water and air. 2. modified by admixture, as color. 3. mixed or combined with something else: an impure… …

    Universalium

  • 5 impure — im|pure [ımˈpjuə US ˈpjur] adj 1.) not pure or clean, and often consisting of a mixture of things instead of just one ≠ ↑pure ▪ drug dealers selling impure heroin 2.) old fashioned impure thoughts, feelings etc are morally bad because they are… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 6 impure — im|pure [ ım pjur ] adjective 1. ) an impure substance contains an amount of another substance, especially one that is less valuable or of lower quality: impure gold 2. ) OLD FASHIONED impure thoughts and actions are considered to be morally… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 7 impure — UK [ɪmˈpjʊə(r)] / US [ɪmˈpjʊr] adjective 1) an impure substance contains an amount of another substance, especially one that is less valuable or of lower quality impure gold 2) old fashioned impure thoughts and actions are considered to be… …

    English dictionary

  • 8 impure — /ɪmˈpjuə / (say im pyoohuh) adjective 1. not pure; mixed with extraneous matter, especially of an inferior or contaminating kind: impure water. 2. modified by admixture, as colour. 3. (of a style) mixed or combined with something else: an impure… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 9 impure — [[t]ɪmpjʊ͟ə(r)[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED A substance that is impure is not of good quality because it has other substances mixed with it. 2) ADJ GRADED If you describe thoughts and actions as impure, you mean they are concerned with sex and are morally… …

    English dictionary

  • 10 impure — im•pure [[t]ɪmˈpyʊər[/t]] adj. 1) not pure; mixed with extraneous matter, esp. of an inferior nature: impure water[/ex] 2) modified by admixture, as color 3) mixed or combined with something else: an impure style of architecture[/ex] 4) regarded… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 11 impure — im·pure || ɪm pjÊŠr / pjÊŠÉ™ adj. contaminated; unclean, soiled, dirty; unrefined; not morally pure, corrupt …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 12 impure — adjective 1》 mixed with foreign matter; adulterated or tainted. 2》 morally wrong, especially in sexual matters.     ↘defiled or contaminated according to ritual prescriptions. Derivatives impurely adverb impureness noun …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 13 lewd — / lüd/ adj: involving or being sexual conduct that is considered indecent or offensive: licentious convicted of lewd and lascivious assault upon a child National Law Journal lewd·ly adv lewd·ness n …

    Law dictionary

  • 14 lewdness — index debauchery, obscenity, perversion, pornography, vice Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 15 corrupt — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. demoralize, vitiate, deprave, defile, degrade, debase, debauch; bribe, pervert; contaminate, spoil, taint. adj. wicked, demoralized, immoral, impure, dissolute, depraved, profligate, base; vicious; …

    English dictionary for students

  • 16 unclean — a. 1. Foul, dirty, filthy, nasty, uncleanly. 2. (Jewish Law.) Ceremonially impure, needing ritual cleansing, impure. 3. Sinful, morally impure, foul with sin, unholy, polluted …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 17 Unclean — Un*clean , a. [AS. uncl?ne. See {Unnot}, and {Clean}.] 1. Not clean; foul; dirty; filthy. [1913 Webster] 2. Ceremonially impure; needing ritual cleansing. [1913 Webster] He that toucheth the dead body of any man shall be unclean seven days. Num.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 18 Unclean animals — Unclean Un*clean , a. [AS. uncl?ne. See {Unnot}, and {Clean}.] 1. Not clean; foul; dirty; filthy. [1913 Webster] 2. Ceremonially impure; needing ritual cleansing. [1913 Webster] He that toucheth the dead body of any man shall be unclean seven… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 19 Unclean spirit — Unclean Un*clean , a. [AS. uncl?ne. See {Unnot}, and {Clean}.] 1. Not clean; foul; dirty; filthy. [1913 Webster] 2. Ceremonially impure; needing ritual cleansing. [1913 Webster] He that toucheth the dead body of any man shall be unclean seven… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 20 Uncleanly — Unclean Un*clean , a. [AS. uncl?ne. See {Unnot}, and {Clean}.] 1. Not clean; foul; dirty; filthy. [1913 Webster] 2. Ceremonially impure; needing ritual cleansing. [1913 Webster] He that toucheth the dead body of any man shall be unclean seven… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English