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Definition of Imperfect

Imperfect

  1. Not perfect; not complete in all its parts; wanting a part; deective; deficient.
  2. Wanting in some elementary organ that is essential to successful or normal activity.
  3. Not fulfilling its design; not realizing an ideal; not conformed to a standard or rule; not satisfying the taste or conscience; esthetically or morally defective.
  4. The imperfect tense; or the form of a verb denoting the imperfect tense.
  5. To make imperfect.

Imperfect Quotations

Measures must always in a progressive society be held superior to men, who are after all imperfect instruments, working for their fulfilment.
Mahatma Gandhi

A principle is the expression of perfection, and as imperfect beings like us cannot practise perfection, we devise every moment limits of its compromise in practice.
Mahatma Gandhi

Existence really is an imperfect tense that never becomes a present.
Friedrich Nietzsche

The Church is not a gallery for the exhibition of eminent Christians, but a school for the education of imperfect ones.
Henry Ward Beecher

The day the child realizes that all adults are imperfect, he becomes an adolescent; the day he forgives them, he becomes an adult; the day he forgives himself, he becomes wise.
Alden Nowlan
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Imperfect Translations

imperfect in German is Imperfekt
imperfect in Norwegian is imperfektum, ufullkommen, mangelfull

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