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impurity (n.)

mid-15c., impurite, "thing which makes or is impure;" c. 1500, "fact or quality of being impure," from Latin impuritas "uncleanness" (in a moral sense), from impurus "not pure" (see impure). Related: Impurities.

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Definitions of impurity from WordNet

impurity (n.)
worthless or dangerous material that should be removed;
Synonyms: dross
impurity (n.)
the condition of being impure;
Synonyms: impureness
From wordnet.princeton.edu