What does the word purity mean?

Usage examples for purity

  1. Is not this white down, my mother's gentle purity?" – Romance of the Rabbit by Francis Jammes
  2. The world knows goodness when it sees it, though it often hates it, and has no better ground for its dislike of a man than that his purity and beauty of character make the lives of others seem base indeed. – Expositions of Holy Scripture: Romans Corinthians (To II Corinthians, Chap. V) by Alexander Maclaren
  3. I hate Purity, I do. – Ralph the Heir by Anthony Trollope