Definition of perfection
Examples of perfection in a sentence
She has achieved a rare perfection in her playing.
His poetry is pure perfection.
Origin and Etymology of perfection
Middle English perfeccioun, from Anglo-French perfection, from Latin perfection-, perfectio, from perficere
First Known Use: 13th century
PERFECTION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of perfection for English Language Learners
: the state or condition of being perfect
: the act of making something perfect or better : the act of perfecting something
: something that cannot be improved : something that is perfect
PERFECTION Defined for Kids
Definition of perfection for Students
1 : a quality or condition that cannot be improved <The chicken was baked to perfection.>
2 : the act of improving something so that it has no flaws
3 : excellence or skill without flaw <It was impossible for anybody to throw with such consistent perfection. — Madeleine L'Engle, A Wrinkle in Time>
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