Imperfectness \Im*per"fect*ness\, n. The state of being imperfect. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • imperfectness — index disadvantage, flaw, frailty Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • imperfectness — noun see imperfect I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • imperfectness — See imperfectly. * * * …   Universalium

  • imperfectness — noun The state of being imperfect …   Wiktionary

  • imperfectness — n. defectiveness, lack of perfection, imperfection …   English contemporary dictionary

  • imperfectness — im·perfectness …   English syllables

  • imperfectness — noun the state or an instance of being imperfect • Syn: ↑imperfection • Ant: ↑perfection (for: ↑imperfection) • Derivationally related forms: ↑imperfect …   Useful english dictionary

  • Imperfection — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Imperfection >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 imperfection imperfection Sgm: N 1 imperfectness imperfectness &c.???adj. Sgm: N 1 deficiency deficiency Sgm: N 1 inadequacy inadequacy &c.(insufficiency) 640 Sgm: N 1 peccancy …   English dictionary for students

  • Incompleteness — In com*plete ness, n. The state of being incomplete; imperfectness; defectiveness. Boyle. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • imperfect — I. adjective Etymology: alteration of Middle English imparfit, from Latin imperfectus, from in + perfectus perfect Date: 14th century 1. not perfect: as a. defective b. of a flower having stamens or pistils but not both c. lacking or not… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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