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imperfection

[im-per-fek-shuh n] /ˌɪm pərˈfɛk ʃən/
noun
1.
an imperfect detail; flaw:
a law full of imperfections.
2.
the quality or condition of being imperfect.
Origin of imperfection
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English imperfeccio(u)n < Late Latin imperfectiōn- (stem of imperfectiō) incompleteness. See im-2, perfection
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imperfection

/ˌɪmpəˈfɛkʃən/
noun
1.
the condition or quality of being imperfect
2.
a fault or defect
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Word Origin and History for imperfection
n.

late 14c., from Old French imperfeccion (12c.) and directly from Late Latin imperfectionem (nominative imperfectio), from imperfectus (see imperfect).

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