perfection

[per-fek-shuhn]
noun
1.
the state or quality of being or becoming perfect.
2.
the highest degree of proficiency, skill, or excellence, as in some art.
3.
a perfect embodiment or example of something.
4.
a quality, trait, or feature of the highest degree of excellence.
5.
the highest or most nearly perfect degree of a quality or trait.
6.
the act or fact of perfecting.

Origin:
1175–1225; < Latin perfectiōn- (stem of perfectiō) a finishing (see perfect, -ion); replacing Middle English perfectiun, perfeccioun < Anglo-French < Latin, as above

hyperperfection, noun
nonperfection, noun
superperfection, noun
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perfection (pəˈfɛkʃən)
 
n
1.  the act of perfecting or the state or quality of being perfect
2.  the highest degree of a quality, etc: the perfection of faithfulness
3.  an embodiment of perfection
 
[C13: from Latin perfectiō a completing, from perficere to finish]

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Perfection definition


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Example sentences
The search for perfection began with a magnet on the refrigerator.
Finally he decides he has finished his painting and that it rivals nature in
  its perfection.
Captures the intricacy of nests and the aesthetic perfection of eggs,
  luminously photographed in natural light.
When it comes to diamonds in jewelry, perfection is everything.
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