What does the word pure mean?

Usage examples for pure

  1. Isabella is of a cheerful disposition, but her soul is pure as virtue itself. – The Castle of Otranto by Horace Walpole
  2. For why do they keep us pure? – Ideala by Sarah Grand
  3. Whenever any idea of woman crossed his mind it was always she that rose up before him, as the one pure, tender wife. – The Fat and the Thin by Emile Zola