Mixed with impurities; SYN. adulterated, debased.
Born out of wedlock; SYN. bastardly, misbegot, misbegotten, natural, spurious.
Depressing in character or appearance; SYN. dismal, drab, drear, dreary, gloomy, sorry.
1. Soiled or likely to soil with dirt or grime; SYN. soiled, unclean.
2. Spreading pollution or contamination; especially radioactive contamination; SYN. contaminating.
3. Unethical or dishonest; SYN. sordid.
4. Expressing or revealing hostility or dislike
5. (Of color) Discolored by impurities; not bright and clear; is often used in combination; SYN. dingy, muddied, muddy.
6. Vile; despicable; SYN. filthy, lousy.
7. (Of behavior or especially language) Characterized by obscenity or indecency
8. Obtained illegally or by improper means; SYN. ill-gotten.
9. (Of a manuscript) Defaced with changes; SYN. foul, marked-up.
10. Unpleasantly stormy
ETYM Latin impurus; pref. im- not + purus pure: cf. French impur. Related to Pure.
1. Combined with extraneous elements.
2. Used of persons or behaviors; not morally pure.
ETYM Old Fren. leprous, lepros, French lépreux, from Latin leprosus, from lepra, leprae, leprosy. Related to Leper.
Relating to or resembling or having leprosy.
Having a propensity to venery; lustful; lecherous.
Indecently erotic; lecherous
ETYM as. unclene. Related to Unnot, and Clean.
(Religion) Ritually unclean or impure; SYN. impure.