Translation of impure in Spanish:

impure

impuro, adj.

Pronunciation /ɪmˈpjʊə//ɪmˈpjɔː//ɪmˈpjʊr/

adjective

  • 1

    (air/water) impuro
    (water/air) contaminado
    • What can he say about the FDA, an agency that keeps us safe from impure food and poisonous pharmaceuticals?
    • The missiles that fly are also schools that have not been built, water supplies that remain impure and diseases that stay uncured.
    • Although steel scrap is legal trade, the waste, if indeed it arrived, would have been hugely impure.
    • Some of these causes are difficult to remove because they are created by impure air, pollution from industry and motor vehicles.
    • In Africa like most third world countries, most of the water consumed is impure.
    • In the developed world, bottled water owes part of its popularity to the view that tap water is impure, contaminated, and hence risky.
    • These deaths are a result of inadequate medical supplies, impure water and nutritional deficiencies.
    • The water is particularly impure and that's one of the reasons that many hotels are choosing to evacuate their residents.
    • But the odds are higher that I will suffer immediate and drastic consequence from rotten food or impure water than I will from anger, spite and bitter words.
    • People develop many ailments due to impure water.
    • They clean the impure water from the impurities and chlorine makes water fit for drinking.
    • Any blood found to be impure or infected with any disease is discarded.
    • This particular chapter starts with the classification of water and goes on to describe how water gets impure or polluted, modes and methods of purification of water and a host of other topics.
    • The author also claims that impure water can certainly make you sick, but the vast majority of travelers' intestinal symptoms are due to poor food handling practices.
    • After all, few things can be more insidious than impure water, since water is one of the natural resources we take for granted.
    • A woman in Stoney Creek, Adelaide Hoodless, suffered the loss of her baby son as a result of impure milk.
    • When the powder was mixed with impure water, large numbers of babies got sick.
    • The troops, already debilitated by the impure drinking water and hunger on the long, hot march from Batesville, were quickly overcome with malaria, as had been predicted.
    • It was a well-known fact that imperfect drainage, impure water, overcharged graveyards and want of ventilation, which was usual in places like this, carried the cholera germs.
    • Breast milk is always sterile, unlike the one served in bottles that could be contaminated because of mixing impure water.
  • 2

    (act/thought) impuro
    • Yet I knew that my urges were impure and sinful, and that it was my duty as a Christian to resist them until the day of my wedding to my beloved Emily.
    • I'm not the only one either, who came here because they did something wrong or amoral or impure and is going to eternal damnation.
    • She whispered the last words as they were impure to say, and according to everyone I've known… they are impure.
    • And we may sometimes have impure thoughts when we see the photograph of a pretty woman with big breasts.
    • With no discussion, he glossed the legal meaning of obscene as ‘[t] ending to stir the sex impulses or to lead to sexually impure and lustful thoughts’.
    • In addition to plucky songwriting, its sheer honesty offers a voyeuristic thrill: Clark sounds naked to the point of sexual, even when her subjects are far removed from impure thoughts.
    • They're impure, contaminating a virtuous America with their sinful behavior.
    • Ask God to cleanse you of all sin and impure thoughts and motives.
    • If the book does well, there will be greater recognition as a writer and some money, but that is not to say that the motives are impure.
    • But part of the recognition of the Fall is to realize that though no person is wholly good or wholly evil, one is still obliged to fight on the side of justice, even if one's side is tainted by sin and impure motives.
    • His motives are impure but his impact is the equivalent of warming sunshine after a bleak winter of bitter darkness.
    • Such a scheme by the ruling party is shameless because the motives behind it are impure.
    • Keep good company, never mixing with adulterers, thieves or other impure people.
    • Stephen has been particularly sinful-thinking impure thoughts and frequenting prostitutes-and the hellfire sermons terrify him into a resolution to give all this up and live a holy life again.
    • Jones asks, ‘What happens then, when works of art solicit impure bodily pleasures?’
    • I don't know how to say this, but lately I've been having impure thoughts.
    • Pythagoreans believed that anyone who downgraded his life by immoral and impure acts would be born as animal in his next life.
    • Oh father, I have had many impure thoughts, really, really dirty thoughts, and about a married man too.
    • Yet, she was also expressing her concerns that their love might not be transcendently spiritual, that there might be a sinful, impure component to it.
    • No young man will go through the motions of the dance, hour after hour, without thinking impure thoughts.
  • 3

    (adulterated)
    (drug/mineral) impuro
    (mineral/drug) con impurezas
    • Wohler is generally credited with having isolated the metal in 1827, although an impure form was prepared by Oersted two years earlier.
    • The checking is a part of the new scheme ‘Impure to Pure’, which offers to exchange impure jewellery of any karatage for Tanishq's pure 22 Kt jewellery.
    • Natural gold is almost always impure, being alloyed with silver.
    • The materials alchemists used were typically impure mixtures whose composition varied according the site from which they originated.
    • All are combinations of other media and thus, necessarily impure.
    • The supply did subsequently prove to be impure.
    • However this has nothing to do with nuclear power, where impure plutonium is a minor by-product of the fission of uranium.
    • Truth is after all universal and all over the place, though in bits and pieces at times, disguised, hidden, not unlike traces of gold mixed with impure minerals.
    • Robert Penn Warren's preference for impure rather than pure poetry made the same claim as Cleanth Brooks's ‘Irony as a Principle of Structure.’