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IMPERFECTION

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does imperfection mean? 

IMPERFECTION (noun)
  The noun IMPERFECTION has 1 sense:

1. the state or an instance of being imperfect

  Familiarity information: IMPERFECTION used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


IMPERFECTION (noun)


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Meaning:

The state or an instance of being imperfect

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Synonyms:

imperfection; imperfectness

Hypernyms ("imperfection" is a kind of...):

state (the way something is with respect to its main attributes)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "imperfection"):

failing; weakness (a flaw or weak point)

defect (an imperfection in a bodily system)

defect; fault; flaw (an imperfection in a device or machine)

defectiveness; faultiness (the state of being defective)

Antonym:

perfection (the state of being without a flaw or defect)


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