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  • adj. Incapable of being made perfect.

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  • adj. Incapable of being made perfect.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Incapable of being made perfect. Imp, Dict., Supp.

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  • adj. capable of being made imperfect


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im- +‎ perfectible


  • The final consumer good is beauty in our surroundings, and beauty is both individual and imperfectible.

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  • If human nature is in these ways imperfectible by mere instruction and teaching, why do you believe it to be perfectible in the case of rape?

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  • Its opening sentence, "Life is difficult", introduced a tome which argued, uncontentiously and sensibly, that human experience was trying and imperfectible, and that only self-discipline, delaying gratification, acceptance that one's actions have consequences, and a determined attempt at spiritual growth could make sense of it.

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  • Man is an imperfectible animal, and because he is, we can't eliminate hate-we can't eliminate brutality-we can't eliminate unreason.

    Canadian and American Relations

  • Against this, her vocals stood even more intensely as the pure residue, the hauntology in the machine, the tragedy of the soul imperfectible by science.

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  • Human nature being the imperfectible thing it is, he thought, the French would more than likely "run to anarchy."

    City Journal

  • Augustinianism), which, by definition, asserted that humans were fallen, imperfect, and imperfectible by their own devices.



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