imperfection imperfection  /ˌɪm pər ˈfɛk ʃən/


  • (n) the state or an instance of being imperfect


  1. But this tragedy probably resulted from a design imperfection when the bridge was built, followed by four decades of harsh weather and road salt, proving that nothing is failsafe.
  2. Perhaps that's because the left, with all its hemming and nuancing, is more willing to accept imperfection and failure, which are inherent in art.
  3. Any shoe that has even the slightest imperfection gets cut in two and tossed into the garbage.


  • Not just a pretty face

    Gresham's Gabrielle Neilan battles thyroid cancer while preparing for Miss USA competition Amid the flawless make-up, evening gowns and bikinis at the Miss USA competition airing live on Sunday night, Gresham native Gabrielle Neilan will stand proud, her physical imperfection on full display. Look closely, and you’ll see a 1-inch scar across the front of her throat. “It’s my battle wound,” said ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Gresham Outlook

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  1. "The call with the England game was outrageous," she said. "This is natural. This is human imperfection. Humans can't be perfect -- which is why there is technology. I don't understand how, in this day and age, they don't have better...
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Serena Williams Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  2. Jackson replied, "It is diversionary that even in our imperfection we have the right to stand for dignity and against degradation. We have an obligation to clean up our scars. The only people who have clean uniforms are those who didn't get on the...
    on Apr 18, 2007 By: Jesse Jackson Source: Austin Weekly News

  3. "Bitter Sweet Symphony is as perfect a song as there is. And I say that as somebody who believes perfection is the enemy of imperfection," said Martin.
    on Aug 31, 2007 By: Chris Martin Source: BBC News

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