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Unperfect

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Unperfect Imperfect.
    • v. t Unperfect To mar or destroy the perfection of.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • unperfect Not perfect Not consummated, finished, or completed; undeveloped.
    • unperfect Deficient; imperfect; faulty; lacking in something.
    • unperfect To leave unfinished.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Unperfect un-pėr′fekt imperfect.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1st pref. un-, + perfect,

Usage

In literature:

We who are unperfected affront God supposing him pleased with the prostration of his children.
"Apologia Diffidentis" by W. Compton Leith
Mr. Macauley's literary attainments are very considerable, but as yet unperfected.
"Writings in the United Amateur, 1915-1922" by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
The perfect is the completed, the perfected; the imperfect, the uncompleted, the unperfected.
"The Philosophy of Spinoza" by Baruch de Spinoza
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In news:

Living in an unperfect world means we'll have disappointments, big and small.
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In science:

The first one arises because of photons ending up in the wrong detector, due to unperfect interference or polarization contrast.
Quantum Cryptography
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