(Im*pure"ness), n. The quality or condition of being impure; impurity. Milton.
(Im*pu"ri*ty) n.; pl. Impurities [L. impuritas: cf. F. impureté.]
1. The condition or quality of being impure in any sense; defilement; foulness; adulteration.
Profaneness, impurity, or scandal, is not wit.Buckminster.
2. That which is, or which renders anything, impure; foul matter, action, language, etc.; a foreign ingredient.
Foul impurities reigned among the monkish clergy.Atterbury.
3. (Script.) Want of ceremonial purity; defilement.
(Im*pur"ple) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Impurpled ; p. pr. & vb. n. Impurpling ] [Pref. im- in +
purple. Cf. Empurple.] To color or tinge with purple; to make red or reddish; to purple; as, a field impurpled
Impurpled with celestial roses, smiled.Milton.
The silken fleece impurpled for the loom.Pope.
(Im*put`a*bil"i*ty) n. The quality of being imputable; imputableness.
(Im*put"a*ble) a. [Cf. F. imputable.]
1. That may be imputed; capable of being imputed; chargeable; ascribable; attributable; referable.
A prince whose political vices, at least, were imputable to mental incapacity.Prescott.
2. Accusable; culpable. [R.]
The fault lies at his door, and she is no wise imputable.Ayliffe.