Pronunciation of Pure
/pjˈʊ͡ə/, /pjˈʊə/, /p_j_ˈʊə/
Antonyms for pure:
Synonyms for pure:
all, real, proper, all-around, awful, antiseptic, comprehensive, unblended, resounding, altogether, fairly, flaming, completely, all-round, impeccable, net, genuine, especially, global, perfectly, round, hopeless, possible, full-strength, sound, right, big time, plenary, stinging, incredible, potable, full-scale, imaginable, self-contained, unutterable, crushing, literally, in depth, crashing, unrelieved, abject, terrible.
Other synonyms and related words:
absolute, utter (adjective)
clean, uncontaminated (adjective)
guiltless, Simon-pure, monolithic, elemental, honorable, unadulterated, bare, clear, undiluted, spotless, primary, fundamental, chaste, innocent, undefiled, decent, blameless, untainted, sinless, unalloyed, purebred, immaculate, untarnished, unsullied, austere, nascent, stainless, elementary, primal, basal, clean, atomic, aboriginal, unadorned, virtuous, foundational, formative, indivisible, plain, prime, essential, simple, faultless, white, uncluttered, irreducible, unblemished, angelic, stark, basic.
irreproachable, fair, good, angelical, upstanding, noble, right-minded, law-abiding, respectable, worthy, blameless, virtuous, untarnished, unimpeachable, righteous, saintly, moral, forthright, estimable, honest, creditable, principled, true, honorable.
unmixed, genuine (adjective)
virginal, chaste (adjective)
virtuous, Taintless, guiltless, righteous, uncorrupted, good, moral, unspotted, estimable, creditable, angelical, worthy, faultless, noble, respectable, unsullied, valorous, heroic, upstanding, honorable, decent, high-minded, ethical, blameless, clean.
Sense 2 (noun)
Sense 4 (noun)
Sense 5 (noun)
Usage examples for pure:
- No, there is no pure love but strong love! - "The Adventures of Harry Richmond, Complete", George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009.
- Perhaps M. Niedzwiecki, to whom he made the remark took as earnest a pure bit of nonsense, and perhaps-! - "Chopin: The Man and His Music", James Huneker.
- " It was an accident," said Ralph-" pure and simple." - "Ralph of the Roundhouse", Allen Chapman.