Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun imperfect

1 sense of imperfect

Sense 1
progressive, progressive tense, imperfect, imperfect tense, continuous tense -- (a tense of verbs used in describing action that is on-going)
       => tense -- (a grammatical category of verbs used to express distinctions of time)

Antonyms of adj imperfect

2 senses of imperfect

Sense 1
imperfect (vs. perfect) -- (not perfect; defective or inadequate; "had only an imperfect understanding of his responsibilities"; "imperfect mortals"; "drainage here is imperfect")

perfect (vs. imperfect) -- (being complete of its kind and without defect or blemish; "a perfect circle"; "a perfect reproduction"; "perfect happiness"; "perfect manners"; "a perfect specimen"; "a perfect day")
        => clean -- ((of a record) having no marks of discredit or offense; "a clean voting record"; "a clean driver's license")
        => clear -- (free from flaw or blemish or impurity; "a clear perfect diamond"; "the clear complexion of a healthy young woman")
        => cold -- (marked by errorless familiarity; "had her lines cold before rehearsals started")
        => complete, consummate -- (perfect and complete in every respect; having all necessary qualities; "a complete gentleman"; "consummate happiness"; "a consummate performance")
        => down, down pat (predicate), mastered -- (understood perfectly; "had his algebra problems down")
        => errorless -- (free from error; "an errorless baseball game")
        => faultless, immaculate, impeccable -- (without fault or error; "faultless logic"; "speaks impeccable French"; "timing and technique were immaculate"; "an immaculate record")
        => flawless, unflawed -- (without a flaw; "a flawless gemstone")
        => ideal -- (conforming to an ultimate standard of perfection or excellence; embodying an ideal)
        => idealized, idealised -- (exalted to an ideal perfection or excellence)
        => idyllic -- (excellent and delightful in all respects; "an idyllic spot for a picnic")
        => mint (prenominal) -- (as if new; "in mint condition")
        => perfectible -- (capable of becoming or being made perfect)
        => pluperfect -- (more than perfect; "he spoke with pluperfect precision")
        => uncorrupted, undefiled -- ((of language) not having its purity or excellence debased; "uncorrupted English"; "learn to speak pure English undefiled"- Van Wyck Brooks)

Sense 2
fallible, frail, imperfect, weak -- (wanting in moral strength, courage, or will; having the attributes of man as opposed to e.g. divine beings; "I'm only a fallible human"; "frail humanity")

INDIRECT (VIA human) -> nonhuman -- (not human; not belonging to or produced by or appropriate to human beings; "nonhuman primates such as chimpanzees")

Similarity of adj imperfect

2 senses of imperfect

Sense 1
imperfect (vs. perfect) -- (not perfect; defective or inadequate; "had only an imperfect understanding of his responsibilities"; "imperfect mortals"; "drainage here is imperfect")
       => blemished, flawed -- (having a blemish or flaw; "a flawed diamond"; "an irregular pair of jeans")
       => broken -- (imperfectly spoken or written; "broken English")
       => corrupt, corrupted -- (containing errors or alterations; "a corrupt text"; "spoke a corrupted version of the language")
       => defective, faulty -- (having a defect; "I returned the appliance because it was defective")
       => imperfectible -- (capable of being made imperfect)
       => irregular -- (falling below the manufacturer's standard; "irregular jeans")
          Also See-> blemished#1; broken#1

Sense 2
fallible, frail, imperfect, weak -- (wanting in moral strength, courage, or will; having the attributes of man as opposed to e.g. divine beings; "I'm only a fallible human"; "frail humanity")
       => human (vs. nonhuman) -- (having human form or attributes as opposed to those of animals or divine beings; "human beings"; "the human body"; "human kindness"; "human frailty")

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