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Definition of "purest" []

  • Superlative form of pure: most pure. (adjective)
  • Having the greatest purity (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "purest" in a sentence
  • "Infinitely inferior to the moderns in the mechanical resources of the art, they had made, it appears, a far finer and closer analysis of its relation to emotional states; with the result that even in music, which we describe as the purest of the arts, congratulating ourselves on its absolute dissociation from all definite intellectual conceptions, -- even here the standard of the Greeks was as much ethical as aesthetic, and the style of music was distinguished and its value appraised, not only by the pleasure to be derived from it, but also by the effect it tended to produce on character."
  • "a fair vision in purest white; seeing her husband's visitors, she hesitated."
  • ""who saw life steadily and saw it whole," and Marcus Aurelius, whom he called the purest of men."
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