incomplete
adjective Etymology: Middle English incompleet, from Late Latin incompletus, from Latin in- + completus complete Date: 14th century 1. not complete ; unfinished: as a. lacking a part; especially lacking one or more sets of floral organs b. of insect metamorphosis characterized by the absence of a pupal stage between the immature stages and the adult of an insect in which the young usually resemble the adult — compare complete 5 2. of a football pass not legally caught • incompletely adverbincompleteness noun

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  • Incomplete — In com*plete , a. [L. incompletus: cf. F. incomplet. See {In } not, and {Complete}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Not complete; not filled up; not finished; not having all its parts, or not having them all adjusted; imperfect; defective. [1913 Webster] A… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • incomplete — (adj.) late 14c., from L. incompletus incomplete, from in not (see IN (Cf. in ) (1)) + completus (see COMPLETE (Cf. complete)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • incomplete — I adjective defective, deficient, devoid, disappointing, failing, faulty, fragmentary, half done, imperfect, imperfected, inaccurate, inadequate, inchoate, insufficient, lacking, left undone, less than perfect, not completed, outstanding, partial …   Law dictionary

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  • incomplete — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ not complete. DERIVATIVES incompletely adverb incompleteness noun incompletion noun …   English terms dictionary

  • incomplete — [in΄kəm plēt′] adj. [ME incompleet < LL incompletus: see IN 2 & COMPLETE] 1. lacking a part or parts; not whole; not full 2. unfinished; not concluded 3. not perfect; not thorough n. Educ …   English World dictionary

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