Definition of "perfection" []

  • The quality or condition of being perfect. (noun)
  • The act or process of perfecting: Perfection of the invention took years. (noun)
  • A person or thing considered to be perfect. (noun)
  • An instance of excellence. (noun)
  • The act of perfecting or the state or quality of being perfect (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • The highest degree of a quality, etc (noun)
  • An embodiment of perfection (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "perfection" in a sentence
  • "_The desire of happiness, ample and complete, beyond what this world can afford, is not planted in man by defect of his nature, but by the perfection of his nature, and in view of his further perfection_."
  • "Culture is then properly described not as having its origin in curiosity, but as having its origin in the love of perfection; it is a _study of perfection_."
  • "III. vi.100 (342,9) Is your perfection] Your _perfection_, is _the highest of your excellence_."