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See definition of imperfectly on Dictionary.com
  • as inbadly
  • as inmiserably

synonyms for imperfectly

  • awkwardly
  • clumsily
  • poorly
  • abominably
  • blunderingly
  • carelessly
  • crudely
  • defectively
  • erroneously
  • faultily
  • feebly
  • haphazardly
  • incompetently
  • ineffectively
  • ineptly
  • maladroitly
  • negligently
  • shoddily
  • stupidly
  • unfavorably
  • unfortunately
  • unsatisfactorily
  • unskillfully
  • unsuccessfully
  • weakly
  • wrong
  • wrongly

antonyms for imperfectly

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  • adequately
  • calmly
  • little
  • mildly
  • morally
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    How to use imperfectly in a sentence

    The cause of this absorptive power is still very imperfectly known.
    ELEMENTS OF AGRICULTURAL CHEMISTRYTHOMAS ANDERSON
    The fields of the sea are yet too imperfectly explored to afford us all the facts required to make out the whole story.
    OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
    It is better to play the simplest airs in a finished, faultless manner, than to play imperfectly the most brilliant variations.
    THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
    In some cases these epitaphs are imperfectly spelled, indicating the humble class to which the survivors belonged.
    GOSPEL PHILOSOPHYJ. H. WARD
    The spans were in fact designed as independent girders, the advantage of continuity being at that time imperfectly known.
    ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
    The three others are so imperfectly described, that they cannot be traced to their true species.
    BUFFON'S NATURAL HISTORY. VOLUME VII (OF 10)GEORGES LOUIS LECLERC DE BUFFON
    We are a republic, or rather a cluster of republics under an imperfectly centralized national government.
    LIPPINCOTT'S MAGAZINE OF POPULAR LITERATURE AND SCIENCEVARIOUS
    True, there are some imperfectly educated, but certainly not "six or ten per cent."
    LIPPINCOTT'S MAGAZINE OF POPULAR LITERATURE AND SCIENCEVARIOUS
    At last Cronje came back and addressed me, speaking English very imperfectly.
    THE RELIEF OF MAFEKINGFILSON YOUNG
    The room was imperfectly lit by a single window in the thick rock walls.
    THE ARGUS PHEASANTJOHN CHARLES BEECHAM
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    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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