imperfections

[ im-per-fek-shuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF imperfections
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He confesses his imperfections as a writer and public teacher.

Here it is, with all its crudities and imperfections on its head.

Like Shakespere, they were great in spite, not in consequence, of their imperfections of expression.

The sweet of nature is love; yet, if I have a friend I am tormented by my imperfections.

Yet he believed that he was, in spite of all his imperfections, made in the image of his Maker.

It had all the imperfections of unskilful improvisation and its subject was gruesome.

But there may be imperfections in nature, whereas art is perfect.

He has no one to blame for his imperfections but himself, no one to thank for his virtues but himself.

They can not bear the world's imperfections; they feel constrained to oppose.

His qualities of good more than overbalanced his imperfections.

WORD ORIGIN

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

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