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

Simple Definition of imperfection

  • : a small flaw or bad part

  • : the state of being imperfect : lack of perfection

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of imperfection

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

Examples of imperfection in a sentence

  1. He detected several imperfections in the surface of the jewel.

  2. She tried to hide the imperfection in the cloth.

14th Century

First Known Use of imperfection

14th century

IMPERFECTION Defined for Kids


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

Definition of imperfection for Students

  1. 1 :  the quality or state of having faults or defects :  lack of perfection

  2. 2 :  a small flaw or fault

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