Perfectibilian Per*fect`i*bil"i*an, n. A perfectionist. [R.] --Ed. Rev. [1913 Webster]

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  • perfectibilian — per·fect·ibil·ian …   English syllables

  • perfectibilian — (ˌ)pərˌfektəˈbilēən, ˌpərfik , lyən noun ( s) Etymology: perfectibility + an : perfectionist …   Useful english dictionary

  • statu-quo-ite — ˌstā](ˌ)tüˈkwōˌīt, ˌsta], ](ˌ)chü noun ( s) Etymology: (in) statu quo + ite : an upholder of the existing state of affairs a perfectibilian and a statu quo ite were among the guests at this hall Times Literary Supplement …   Useful english dictionary

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