Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. imperfect

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Imperfect.
  • transitive v. To mar or destroy the perfection of.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not perfect
  • Deficient; imperfect; faulty; lacking in something.
  • To leave unfinished.

Etymologies

un- +‎ perfect. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • I love the fact that they are unperfect, they had flaws but work against the odds to make the right choices.

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  • Thine eyes did see my substance, yet being unperfect;

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  • They're calling it the Unsuggester, and it's basically as it sounds: You enter in the title of a book, it scours the LT database and using a complex algorithm and some sort of black magic it then suggests some unperfect matches, what could be seen as the anti-recommendation for what you're reading.

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  • I find in its unperfect state it becomes more real and edible.

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  • Single women are daydreaming, so might well end their romantic fantasy with themselves walking down an aisle, but women in relationships have the reality of their unperfect because human partner staring them in the face, and actually some of them idealise being single.

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  • Of course, after I was having sex, I started buying into the whole “must be perfect”thing, thanks to an abusive boyfriend or two, and became obsessively modest because I was ashamed of my unperfect body.

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  • Thine eyes did see my substance, yet being unperfect; and in thy book all my members were written, which in continuance were fashioned, when as yet there was none of them.

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  • So evenness is the disposition of the stone in itself, but smooth is to the hand and bright to the eye, and yet nevertheless they all cluster and concur; and yet the direction is more unperfect, if it do appoint you to such a relative as is in the same kind and not in a diverse.

    Valerius Terminus: of the interpretation of Nature

  • In this unperfect world you cannot expect perfection, from anyone or anything.

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  • Nick and Ben, on the other hand, would seek out the biggest, most unperfect specimens, which they would later carve into grotesque masks of twisting scowls and ragged teeth that would glow demonically when lit candles were placed inside.

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