imperfection

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

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 English Language Learners

imperfection

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

Definition of imperfection for English Language Learners

  • : a small flaw or bad part

  • : the state of being imperfect : lack of perfection


IMPERFECTION Defined for Kids

imperfection

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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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