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imperfection

noun im·per·fec·tion \ˌim-pər-ˈfek-shən\

: a small flaw or bad part

: the state of being imperfect : lack of perfection

Full Definition of IMPERFECTION

:  the quality or state of being imperfect; also :  fault, blemish

Examples of IMPERFECTION

  1. He detected several imperfections in the surface of the jewel.
  2. She tried to hide the imperfection in the cloth.

First Known Use of IMPERFECTION

14th century
IMPERFECTION Defined for Kids

imperfection

noun im·per·fec·tion \ˌim-pər-ˈfek-shən\

Definition of IMPERFECTION for Kids

1
:  the quality or state of having faults or defects :  lack of perfection
2
:  a small flaw or fault

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