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imperfection

[ im-per-fek-shuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF imperfection

Synonyms for imperfection

  • blemish
  • defect
  • deficiency
  • failing
  • fallibility
  • foible
  • frailty
  • glitch
  • inadequacy
  • infirmity
  • shortcoming
  • weak point
  • weakness
  • bug
  • catch
  • deformity
  • demerit
  • disfigurement
  • fault
  • gremlin
  • incompleteness
  • insufficiency
  • peccadillo
  • problem
  • sin
  • stain
  • taint
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Antonyms for imperfection

  • adequacy
  • advantage
  • enough
  • perfection
  • plenty
  • strength
  • strong point
  • sufficiency
  • cleanliness
  • excellence
  • flawlessness
  • purity
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR IMPERFECTION

I resolved to ignore them as far as possible: to treat them, that is to say, as modes of imperfection.

Part of the night he thought of this imperfection; that is to say, so long as he was awake he thought of Rosa.

It is impossible, therefore, to fix upon a form of imperfection in the 7.

Now, we have got to be so curious in ideals that we cannot away with the thought of imperfection.

But this imperfection had hitherto been erroneously accounted for.

She admired a moment the play of light over the imperfection.

Existence may be an imperfection for all we can tell; we know nothing about the matter.

We understand its perfection when we are able to explain it as a development from imperfection.

There is not an imperfection which is not glaringly displayed.

If God were to change them He would thereby acknowledge their imperfection.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., from Old French imperfeccion (12c.) and directly from Late Latin imperfectionem (nominative imperfectio), from imperfectus (see imperfect).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR IMPERFECTION

blemish

nounflaw
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