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Webster 1913 Edition


Immaculate

Im-mac′u-late

,
Adj.
[L.
immaculatus
; pref.
im-
not +
maculatus
, p. p. of
maculare
to spot, stane, fr.
macula
spot. See
Mail
armor.]
Without stain or blemish; spotless; undefiled; clear; pure.
Were but my soul as pure
From other guilt as that, Heaven did not hold
One more
immaculate
.
Denham.
Thou sheer,
immaculate
and silver fountain.
Shakespeare
Im-mac′u-late-ly
,
adv.
Im-mac′u-late-ness
,
Noun.

Webster 1828 Edition


Immaculate

IMMAC'ULATE

,
Noun.
[L.immaculatus; in and macula, a spot.]
1.
Spotless; pure; unstained; undefiled; without blemish; as immaculate reputation; immaculate thoughts. Our Savior has set us an example of an immaculate life and conversation.
2.
Pure; limpid; not tinged with impure matter; as an immaculate fountain.
Immaculate conception, the conception of our Savior by the virgin Mary.

Definition 2022


immaculate

immaculate

English

Adjective

immaculate (comparative more immaculate, superlative most immaculate)

  1. Having no stain or blemish; spotless, undefiled, clear, pure.
    Were but my soul as pure From other guilt as that, Heaven did not hold One more immaculate. Sir John Denham
    Thou sheer, immaculate and silver fountain. Shakespeare, Richard II, V-iii.

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Latin

Participle

immaculāte

  1. vocative masculine singular of immaculātus