immaculate


im·mac·u·late

adjective \i-ˈma-kyə-lət\

: perfectly clean

: having no flaw or error

Full Definition of IMMACULATE

1
:  having no stain or blemish :  pure
2
:  containing no flaw or error
3
a :  spotlessly clean
b :  having no colored spots or marks <petals immaculate>
im·mac·u·late·ly adverb

Examples of IMMACULATE

  1. She had an immaculate record of service.
  2. <somehow managed to keep the white carpet immaculate>
  3. … they seemed as remote from metaphysics as their lunch bags and knapsacks. Yet weren't they all heading for those immaculate country snowfields to talk of God? —Cynthia Ozick, Atlantic, May 1997

Origin of IMMACULATE

Middle English immaculat, from Latin immaculatus, from in- + maculatus stained — more at maculate
First Known Use: 15th century

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