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ceremonially or religiously unfit

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not chaste or moral

mixed with other substances

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combined with extraneous elements

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(used of persons or behaviors) immoral or obscene

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having a physical or moral blemish so as to make impure according to dietary or ceremonial laws

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He tells them they sin when they wear a T-shirt "showing muscles" if that makes women think impurely. And women sin when they wear make-up outside the house and "tight trousers with a hijab (veil)".
The past in these un-simplified instances will still be inspirational, intriguing, and instructive but will avoid being impurely distilled into textbook-ready glosses and bumper sticker formulations.
LUST is the Thatcherism of emotions, something impurely selfish which does not think, far less care, about the effect it might have on other people.
Hawthorne was well aware of the concretizing power of art, and for this reason the narrator regrets the permanence of impurely conceived sculpture and art, as when Raphael is rebuked for depicting the features of his mistress as the Virgin Mary in the Fornarina.
But instead, he did not live impurely or unchastely.
But I attempted to bring in other genres, other elements, too, of myth and appropriation (as you suggest, Hawthorne's version of the Pandora tale is hidden in the text image-by-image, as if they were demons in a box), of "romance" in the Hawthornean sense, and even of memoir, given that the "plot" is impurely but basically autobiographical.
Most natural kinds occur impurely in nature, and it is plausible that a scientifically ignorant community would often use naturally occurring samples to define natural kind terms.
It is not until later in the dialogue that Socrates reveals to him the necessity of conversing impurely, and that means in the context to speak about knowing and not knowing while trying to answer the question what is knowledge.
Huckleberry Finn is a book whose reception was bound from the start to be impurely literary and we must, alas, reconcile ourselves to that fact.