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Meaning of PERFECTION

Pronunciation:  pur'fekshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of making something perfect
  2. [n]  an ideal instance; a perfect embodiment of a concept
  3. [n]  the state of being without a flaw or defect
 

PERFECTION is a 10 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: beau ideal, flawlessness, idol, ne plus ultra, paragon
 
 Antonyms: imperfection, imperfectness
 
 See Also: cultivation, culture, dream, fare-thee-well, finish, ideal, improvement, intactness, polish, refinement, state

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Per*fec"tion\, n. [F. perfection, L. perfectio.]
    1. The quality or state of being perfect or complete, so that
       nothing requisite is wanting; entire development;
       consummate culture, skill, or moral excellence; the
       highest attainable state or degree of excellence;
       maturity; as, perfection in an art, in a science, or in a
       system; perfection in form or degree; fruits in
       perfection.
    
    2. A quality, endowment, or acquirement completely excellent;
       an ideal faultlessness; especially, the divine attribute
       of complete excellence. --Shak.
    
             What tongue can her perfections tell? --Sir P.
                                                   Sidney.
    
    {To perfection}, in the highest degree of excellence;
       perfectly; as, to imitate a model to perfection.
    
    
  2. \Per*fec"tion\, v. t.
    To perfect. [Obs.] --Foote.
    
    
 
Easton Bible Dictionary
 
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See SANCTIFICATION.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: absoluteness, accomplishment, accuracy, achievement, acme, acme of perfection, aesthetic proportions, archetype, arete, attainment, attention to fact, beauties, beautification, belle tournure, bodily charm, bodily grace, care for truth, charms, climax, close, closure, completeness, completing, completion, conclusion, consummation, correctness, culmination, curvaceousness, curves, delicacy, development, elaboration, embellishment, end, ending, entireness, essence, evolution, exactitude, exactness, excellence, excellency, faithfulness, faultlessness, fidelity, fineness, finish, finishing, flawlessness, fulfillment, full development, good appearance, good effect, good figure, good looks, good points, good proportions, good shape, gracefulness, gracility, height, highest pitch, ideal, idealization, last word, literalism, literality, literalness, lovely build, mathematical precision, maturation, maturity, meticulousness, model, mould, ne plus ultra, nice body, niceness, nicety, paragon, pattern, peak, pink, pink of perfection, pinnacle, pneumaticness, preciseness, precision, purity, quality, quintessence, realization, refinement, right, rightness, rigidity, rigor, rigorousness, ripeness, ripening, rounding off, rounding out, seasoning, severity, sexy body, shapeliness, standard, strictness, sublimity, subtlety, summit, superiority, termination, terminus, textualism, the letter, top, topping off, topping-off, transcendence, ultimate, virtue, wholeness, windup
 

 

 

 

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