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English adjective: imperfect

1. imperfect not perfect; defective or inadequate


SamplesHad only an imperfect understanding of his responsibilities.
Imperfect mortals.
Drainage here is imperfect.


Similarblemished, broken, corrupt, corrupted, defective, faulty, flawed, imperfectible, irregular


See alsoblemished, broken


Attributeflawlessness, ne plus ultra, perfection


Antonymsperfect

2. imperfect wanting in moral strength, courage, or will; having the attributes of man as opposed to e.g. divine beings


SamplesI'm only a fallible human.
Frail humanity.


Synonymsfallible, frail, weak


Similarhuman


Antonymsnonhuman


English noun: imperfect

1. imperfect a tense of verbs used in describing action that is on-going


Synonymscontinuous tense, imperfect tense, progressive, progressive tense


Broader (hypernym)tense


Narrower (hyponym)future progressive, future progressive tense, past progressive, past progressive tense, present progressive, present progressive tense









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