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1. imperfect

adjective. ['ˌɪmˈpɝːfɪkt'] not perfect; defective or inadequate.

Synonyms

  • irregular
  • corrupted
  • perfection
  • flawlessness
  • flawed
  • corrupt
  • defective
  • faulty
  • ne plus ultra
  • broken
  • imperfectible

Antonyms

  • unblemished
  • unbroken
  • perfect
  • regular

Etymology

  • im- (English)
  • perfect (English)
  • perfit (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Imperfect

  • bauknecht
  • benedikt
  • conflict
  • convict
  • district
  • edict
  • eggebrecht
  • engelbrecht
  • giesbrecht
  • habenicht
  • habicht
  • helmbrecht
  • houseknecht
  • kleinknecht
  • lambrecht
  • lebrecht
  • obrecht
  • rinderknecht
  • ruprecht
  • schuknecht

How do you pronounce imperfect?

Pronounce imperfect as ˌɪmˈpərfɪkt.

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Sentences with imperfect


1. Adjective
The fun in this technique is the freedom to be messy and imperfect.

Quotes about imperfect


1. Hope, the best comfort of our imperfect condition.
- Edward Gibbon

2. You're imperfect, and you're wired for struggle, but you are worthy of love and belonging.
- Brene Brown

3. Why, when we know that there's no such thing as perfect, do most of us spend an incredible amount of time and energy trying to be everything to everyone? Is it that we really admire perfection? No - the truth is that we are actually drawn to people who are real and down-to-earth. We love authenticity and we know that life is messy and imperfect.
- Brene Brown

2. imperfect

adjective. ['ˌɪmˈpɝːfɪkt'] wanting in moral strength, courage, or will; having the attributes of man as opposed to e.g. divine beings.

Synonyms

  • frail
  • weak
  • human

Antonyms

  • undamaged
  • legal
  • irregularity
  • systematic

Etymology

  • im- (English)
  • perfect (English)
  • perfit (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. imperfect

noun. ['ˌɪmˈpɝːfɪkt'] a tense of verbs used in describing action that is on-going.

Synonyms

  • present progressive
  • present progressive tense
  • tense
  • future progressive tense
  • imperfect tense
  • progressive
  • continuous tense
  • past progressive
  • future progressive
  • progressive tense

Antonyms

  • rhythmical
  • steady
  • symmetrical
  • conventional

Etymology

  • im- (English)
  • perfect (English)
  • perfit (Middle English (1100-1500))
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