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Synonyms for imperfection
ˌɪm pərˈfɛk ʃənim·per·fec·tion

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  1. imperfectionnoun

    Those qualities or features that are imperfect; the characteristic, state, or quality of being imperfect.

    You can accept your imperfection or try to improve.


    flawlessness, perfection

  2. imperfectionnoun

    Something that makes something else less than perfect; a blemish, impurity, error, etc.

    He loves me despite my imperfections.


  3. imperfectionnoun

    problem, mark, weakness, flaw, fault

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  1. imperfection

    Whatever mars the beauty or completeness of an object is a blemish, whether original, as squinting eyes, or the result of accident or disease, etc., as the pits of smallpox. A blemish is superficial; a flaw or taint is in structure or substance. In the moral sense, we speak of a blot or stain upon reputation; a flaw or taint in character. A defect is the want or lack of something; fault, primarily a failing, is something that fails of an apparent intent or disappoints a natural expectation; thus a sudden dislocation or displacement of geological strata is called a fault. Figuratively, a blemish comes from one's own ill-doing; a brand or stigma is inflicted by others; as, the brand of infamy.

    blemish, blot, blur, brand, crack, daub, defacement, defect, deformity, dent, disfigurement, disgrace, dishonor, fault, flaw, injury, reproach, smirch, soil, speck, spot, stain, stigma, taint, tarnish

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  1. imperfection

    deficiency, fault, failing, blemish, vice

Princeton's WordNet3.0 / 1 vote

  1. imperfection, imperfectnessnoun

    the state or an instance of being imperfect


    ne plus ultra, perfection, flawlessness

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  1. imperfectionnoun

    defect, fault, blemish, stain

  2. imperfectionnoun

    weakness, frailty, foible, failing, vice

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  1. imperfectionnoun

    defect, blemish, shortcoming, infirmity, foible, deformity, disfigurement, vice, frailty, fallibility

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  1. List of paraphrases for "imperfection":

    flaw, inadequacy

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  1. Francois Fenelon:

    It is only imperfection that complains of what is imperfect. The more perfect we are, the more gentle and quiet we become toward the defects of others.

  2. Albano Jeronimo:

    It was all based on imperfection ... I tried to build something, not a character type, more like a human, and we are all imperfections so my aim was just that: build something (that's) not finished.

  3. Lois McMaster Bujold, Mirror Dance, 1994, p. 287:

    Since no one is perfect, it follows that all great deeds have been accomplished out of imperfection. Yet they were accomplished, somehow, all the same.

  4. Gianni Versace:

    Bold women feel free to stay away from what is expected, with this collection, I wanted to show that side of a woman that isn't afraid to step outside of her comfort zone because she knows that imperfection is the new perfection.

  5. Secretary Wilkie:

    In the case of Jefferson Davis, we must tell America the truth about the complicated man who carried with Jefferson Davis the dreams of Southern independence, jefferson Davis life was the reflection of the simplicity and perseverance of a proud people ; men and women who endured the horror of defeat and its equally hellish aftermath ; men and women who through their Christian prism understood the fall of man and the imperfection of human institutions -- that not all of man's noble experiments succeed.

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