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perfection

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Synonyms and Antonyms of perfection

  1. 1 exceptionally high quality <Louis Comfort Tiffany produced art glass of such exquisite perfection that he has achieved cult status> Synonyms choiceness, distinction, excellency, first-rateness, greatness, excellence, preeminence, primeness, superbness, superiority, supremacyRelated Words faultlessness, flawlessness, impeccability, perfectness; goodness, value, worth; consequence, importance, notabilityNear Antonyms averageness, badness, crumminess, inferiority, mediocrity, ordinariness, worthlessness

  2. 2 the most perfect type or example <Rembrandt's portraits are the perfection of the art of using facial expression, pose, and gesture to reveal the subject's interior life> Synonyms acme, apotheosis, beau ideal, byword, classic, epitome, exemplar, ideal, quintessenceRelated Words archetype, model, prototype; paradigm, standard; nonpareil, paragon; abstract, avatar, embodier, embodiment, incarnation, incorporation, manifestation, personification; height, last word, meridian, ultimate, zenith; benchmark, criterion, touchstone, yardstick

  3. 3 the quality or state of being very accurate <audio recordings were reaching a level of perfection that earlier technicians had never dreamt possible> Synonyms accuracy, accurateness, closeness, delicacy, exactitude, exactness, fineness, nicety, precision, preciseness, rigor, rigorousness, ultraprecision, veracityRelated Words correctness, fidelity, rightness, strictness, truth; definiteness, definitiveness, definitude, determinacy; nicety, subtlety; care, carefulness, fastidiousness, meticulousness, persnicketinessNear Antonyms approximation, roundness; falseness, falsity, incorrectness, wrongness; carelessness, guesswork, looseness; indefiniteness, vaguenessAntonyms coarseness, impreciseness, imprecision, inaccuracy, inexactitude, inexactness, roughness



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