Impured vs Immured - What's the difference?

impured | immured |


As verbs the difference between impured and immured

is that impured is (impure) while immured is (immure).

As an adjective immured is

imprisoned or confined.

impured

English

Verb

(head)
  • (impure)
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    impure

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Not pure
  • The impure gemstone was not good enough to be made into a necklace, so it was thrown out.
  • Defiled by sin or guilt; unholy; unhallowed
  • Unchaste; lewd; unclean or obscene
  • He was thinking impure thoughts.
  • (Judaism) Not virgin, having previously had sexual intercourse
  • * 2012 , Frederick Ramsay, The Eighth Veil: A Jerusalem Mystery
  • “No one would marry her if she was impure''', don't you see?” “'''Impure'''? Surely if a woman is forcibly deprived of her virginity, she can't be thought of as '''impure .”

    Synonyms

    * imperfect, tainted

    Antonyms

    * pure

    Verb

    (impur)
  • (obsolete) to defile; to pollute
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    immured

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (immure)
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • imprisoned or confined