Definitions

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  • n. The quality of being faultless

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Freedom from faults or defects.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the quality of being without an error or fault

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Examples

  • Entirely free from the faultlessness which is the curse of the classical hero; his unequalled valour not seldom rewarded only by reverses; his merits redeemed from mawkishness by his one great fault, yet including all virtues that are themselves most amiable, and deformed by no vice that is actually loathsome; the soul of goodness in him always warring with his human frailty; -- Sir

    The Flourishing of Romance and the Rise of Allegory (Periods of European Literature, vol. II)

  • And Martha's glance, in modest overwhelming of modesty by what she saw, dropped down the splendid breast of her and generously true lines of body to the feet, silken clad, high-heeled-slippered, small, plump, with an almost Spanish arch and faultlessness of instep.

    ON THE MAKALOA MAT

  • Because when those eager eyes tire of looking at faultlessness and uniformity, they'll come looking somewhere else, for something real.

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  • A lonely few wait indefinitely for partners who match their romantic ideal in every possible way, but most of us take the leap of falling in love with people who, like ourselves, fall well short of faultlessness; then we do our best to love them for who they are.

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  • He has just that air and reputation of faultlessness that gives me the spleen.

    Camilla

  • The personality paints itself into a corner from which there is no escape, therefore it reinforces this conviction of ‘rightness’, refuses to acknowledge all and everything, which does not conform to the picture and the feeling of ‘faultlessness’.

    My Country, right or wrong?

  • And through their clothes choices, the parents have created the kind of honeyed faultlessness that jams mailboxes every December when personalized Christmas cards arrive bringing greetings "to you and yours" from the Blake family or the Joneses.

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  • You remember J -, and what a dandy he was, the faultlessness of his boots and cravats, the brilliancy of his waistcoats and kid-gloves; we have seen his splendour in Regent Street, in the

    Notes of a Journey From Cornhill to Grand Cairo

  • But the thing that stood out for me, and the thing that has me holding this as a great gig, was the frequent and long periods of sheer faultlessness.

    FallNews

  • The influence of light faultlessness and quality of work is considerably.

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