Word Focus

focusing on words and literature





Definitions and Synonyms of perfection | Another word for perfection | What is perfection?

Definition 1: the act of making something perfect - [noun denoting act]

(perfection is a kind of ...) the act of improving something

"their improvements increased the value of the property"

Definition 2: an ideal instance; a perfect embodiment of a concept - [noun denoting cognition]

Synonyms for perfection in the sense of this definition

(perfection is a kind of ...) the idea of something that is perfect; something that one hopes to attain

(... is a kind of perfection ) a paragon of excellence

"academic education is the gold standard against which other educational activity is pejoratively judged"

Definition 3: the state of being without a flaw or defect - [noun denoting state]

Synonyms for perfection in the sense of this definition

(perfection is a kind of ...) the way something is with respect to its main attributes

"the current state of knowledge" "his state of health" "in a weak financial state"

(... is a kind of perfection ) (used facetiously) refinement

(... is a kind of perfection ) someone or something wonderful

"this dessert is a dream"

(... is a kind of perfection ) a highly developed state of perfection; having a flawless or impeccable quality

"they performed with great polish" "I admired the exquisite refinement of his prose" "almost an inspiration which gives to all work that finish which is almost art"

(... is a kind of perfection ) state of perfection; the utmost degree

"they polished the furniture to a fare-thee-well"

(... is a kind of perfection ) the state of being unimpaired

(... are attributes of perfection) being complete of its kind and without defect or blemish

"a perfect circle" "a perfect reproduction" "perfect happiness" "perfect manners" "a perfect specimen" "a perfect day"

(... are attributes of perfection) not perfect; defective or inadequate

"had only an imperfect understanding of his responsibilities" "imperfect mortals" "drainage here is imperfect"

More words

Another word for perfectible

Another word for perfectibility

Another word for perfecter

Another word for perfected

Another word for perfecta

Another word for perfectionism

Another word for perfectionist

Another word for perfective

Another word for perfective aspect

Another word for perfective tense


Other word for perfective tense

perfective tense meaning and synonyms

How to pronounce perfective tense