imperfection

Part of speech: noun

Lack of perfection.

Part of speech: noun

A defect.

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Usage examples "imperfection":

  1. Little minds, like the fly on the Edifice, will find many inequalities in particular members of a work, which an enlarged understanding either overlooks as insignificant, or contemplates as the mark of human imperfection. - "An Essay on the Lyric Poetry of the Ancients", John Ogilvie Commentator: Wallace Jackson.
  2. It is not a thing in itself, it is only the perceived privation of what you know to be good, and which you know to be good because of the very presence of limitation, hindrance, and imperfection. - "The New Theology", R. J. Campbell.
  3. This is why Death is associated with Imperfection. - "Natural Law in the Spiritual World", Henry Drummond.