HyperDic: perfection

English > 3 senses of the word perfection:
NOUNstateperfection, flawlessness, ne plus ultrathe state of being without a flaw or defect / defect / defect / defect
cognitionperfection, paragon, idol, beau idealan ideal instance
actperfectionthe act of making something perfect
perfection > pronunciation
Soundsperfeh'kshahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > perfection: 3 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningThe state of being without a flaw or defect / defect / defect / defect.
Synonymsflawlessness, ne plus ultra
Attributesimperfectnot perfect
perfectcomplete of its kind and without defect / defect / defect / defect or blemish
Narrowercouth(used facetiously) refinement
dreamsomeone or something wonderful
fare-thee-wellstate of perfection
intactnessThe state of being unimpaired
polish, refinement, culture, cultivation, finishA highly developed state of perfection
BroaderstateThe way something is with respect to its main attributes
Oppositeimperfection, imperfectnessThe state or an instance of being imperfect
Spanishperfección
Catalanperfecció
Nounsperfectionista person who is displeased by anything that does not meet very high standards
English > perfection: 3 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningAn ideal instance; a perfect embodiment of a concept.
Synonymsparagon, idol, beau ideal
Narrowergold standardA paragon of excellence
BroaderidealThe idea of something that is perfect
Spanishdechado, ideal, ídolo, parangón, perfección
Catalanídol, model, perfecció
Nounsperfectionista person who is displeased by anything that does not meet very high standards
English > perfection: 3 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe act of making something perfect.
BroaderimprovementThe act of improving something
Spanishperfeccionamiento, perfección
Catalanperfeccionament
Nounsperfectionista person who is displeased by anything that does not meet very high standards
Verbsperfectmake perfect or complete

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