imperfection

[im-per-fek-shuhn]
noun
1.
an imperfect detail; flaw: a law full of imperfections.
2.
the quality or condition of being imperfect.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English imperfeccio(u)n < Late Latin imperfectiōn- (stem of imperfectiō) incompleteness. See im-2, perfection

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imperfection (ˌɪmpəˈfɛkʃən)
 
n
1.  the condition or quality of being imperfect
2.  a fault or defect

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Example sentences
Political and social forms could be no more than relative, all touched with
  imperfection, even though in varying degrees.
Another market imperfection is compensation through benefits.
We're stuck in this world of corruption, imperfection, and emotional
  irrationality.
The absolute imperfection of living things is a renderer's nightmare.
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