adverb see imperfect I

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  • Imperfectly — Infobox Album | Name = Imperfectly Type = studio Artist = Ani DiFranco Released = 1992 Recorded = April 1992 Genre = Indie rock, folk Length = 43:53 Label = Righteous Babe Producer = Ani DiFranco, Ed Stone Reviews = *Allmusic Rating|4|5… …   Wikipedia

  • imperfectly — imperfect ► ADJECTIVE 1) faulty or incomplete. 2) Grammar (of a tense) denoting a past action in progress but not completed at the time in question. DERIVATIVES imperfection noun imperfectly adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • imperfectly — adverb in an imperfect or faulty way (Freq. 2) The lobe was imperfectly developed Miss Bennet would not play at all amiss if she practiced more Jane Austen • Syn: ↑amiss • Ant: ↑perfectly • Derived from …   Useful english dictionary

  • imperfectly — See imperfect. * * * …   Universalium

  • imperfectly — adverb In an imperfect manner or degree; not fully or completely …   Wiktionary

  • imperfectly — Synonyms and related words: a bit, a little, barely, by a hair, by an ace, defectively, deficiently, ever so little, exiguously, faintly, faultily, feebly, hardly, inadequately, inappreciably, incompletely, inconsequentially, insignificantly,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • imperfectly — adv. in an imperfect manner, defectively …   English contemporary dictionary

  • imperfectly — im·perfectly …   English syllables

  • imperfectly — See: imperfect …   English dictionary

  • imperfect — imperfectly, adv. imperfectness, n. /im perr fikt/, adj. 1. of, pertaining to, or characterized by defects or weaknesses: imperfect vision. 2. not perfect; lacking completeness: imperfect knowledge. 3. Gram. noting action or state still in… …   Universalium

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