- concerned with theory and data rather than practice; opposed to applied
- free of extraneous elements of any kind
"pure air and water"
- (used of persons or behaviors) having no faults; sinless
"I felt pure and sweet as a new baby"
"pure as the driven snow"
- without qualification; used informally as (often pejorative) intensifiers
- free from discordant qualities
- Pure talk.
- Is this pure gold?
- Is that pure gold?
- That's pure speculation.
- This is pure demagogy.
- This is pure hypocrisy!
- The water is pure.
- She has a pure heart.
- That's opportunism pure and simple.
- We are breathing pure air.
- The air is pure around here.
- They checked how pure the water was.
- Mother made me a pure white dress.
- The child had a pure heart.
- Everything he told us was pure fabrication.