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purity

noun [U] (MORALLY GOOD)    /ˈpjʊə.rɪ.ti/ US  /ˈpjʊr.ə.t̬i/
the quality of being morally good or the state of not having sex : the purity and innocence of children For Christians , the Virgin Mary is a symbol of purity.Virtue and moral goodLack of sexual activity
(Definition of purity noun (MORALLY GOOD) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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