Definition of 'purity'
Video: pronunciation of 'purity'
Example sentences containing 'purity'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
It was a sign of ideological purity to oppose both. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He came from an age when ideological purity always came second to pragmatism. Times, Sunday Times (2010)We ought to get those purity rings! Times, Sunday Times (2010)The question was a test of extreme ideological purity, and all eight spotted it at once. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Instead, one publicist tells another publicist to tell me that questions about purity rings and monogamy are banned. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Yet Scots pay a heavy price for such ideological Labour purity. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He realises that in British politics, how you treat people is more important than ideological purity. Times, Sunday Times (2013)These critics are'small c' conservatives who prefer the ideological purity of opposition to the compromises of power. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Trends of 'purity'
In Common Usage. purity is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Definition of purity from the Collins English Dictionary
5 unusual words & phrases to upgrade your World Cup 2018 banter
Impress your friends, family and colleagues with this unusual collection of football lingo.
VAR, planebae & a peng sort: July’s Words in the News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this July with Robert Groves.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.