imperfection

274 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ɪmpəfˈɛkʃən], [ɪmpəfˈɛkʃən], [ɪ_m_p_ə_f_ˈɛ_k_ʃ_ə_n]
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Synonyms for Imperfection:

blemish (noun)

abrasion, blemish, blister, blot, blotch, brand, check, chip, crack, damage, defacement, defect, deformity, discoloration, disfigurement, distortion, dot, drawback, eyesore, fault, flaw, fleck, fracture, freckle, gash, hack, hole, hurt, impurity, kink, lesion, mar, mark, nick, notch, pockmark, rift, scab, scar, score, scrape, scratch, scuff, slit, sore, speck, splotch, spoilage, spot, stain, stigma, tarnish, wart, weal.

imperfection (noun)

deficiency, faultiness, inadequacy, incompleteness.

impurity (noun)

defectiveness, dirtiness, immorality, slovenliness, uncleanliness.

shortage (noun)

arrears, deficit, insufficiency, lack, shortage, shortcoming, shortfall.

Other synonyms and related words:

Achilles' heel, Arrearage, Excrescency, Indefectible, abnormality, absence, amiss, arrear, bad, bad habit, badness, bare subsistence, baseness, beggary, besetting sin, blind spot, blunder, bobble, broken, bug, catch, cloven foot, complete, complication, consummate, crotchet, crying sin, damaged, dearth, debilitation, decline, decrease, decrepitude, defalcation, default, defection, defective, deficient, delinquency, demerit, dent, deprivation, destitution, deterioration, difficulty, diminution, disadvantage, discredit, dishonour, drought, eccentricity, enfeeblement, erratum, erroneous, error, failing, failure, fallibility, falling short, famine, faultily, faultless, faulty, faute, fewness, finished, flawed, foible, fragmentary, frailness, frailty, glitch, gremlin, half measures, hang-up, harm, harmless, hitch, idiosyncrasy, immaculate, immaturity, impairment, impeccable, imperfect, imperfectly, imperfectness, impotence, impoverishment, impressionability, improper, in perfect condition, inaccuracy, inaccurate, inadequate, inadequateness, incompetence, incomplete, incompletely, inconsistent, incorrect, indefective, indeficient, inexperience, infelicitous, inferior, inferiority, infirmity, injury, insubstantiality, insufficient, intact, irregularity, lame, lameness, lessening, liability, limitation, limited, little problem, littleness, loophole, lower quality, lower worth, maladroitness, marring, meanness, mediocrity, minimum, minority, mistake, moral flaw, need, noncompletion, none to spare, nonpreparation, omission, partially, partly, patchiness, paucity, peccadillo, peculiarity, perfect, pettiness, preoccupation, problem, puniness, quirk, reduction, safe, scantiness, scathless, seaworthy, shabbiness, shoddiness, short measure, sickliness, sin, slump, slur, smallness, smear, snag, soil, something missing, sound, spotless, starvation, stint, subnormality, subordinacy, suggestibility, susceptibility, taint, tincture, tinge, triviality, unblemished, underage, undermining, unevenness, unfair, uninjured, unskillfulness, unsubstantiality, unuttered, vice, vicious, vitiation, vulgarity, vulnerability, vulnerable place, want, wantage, wanting, weak link, weak point, weak side, weak spot, weakening, weakliness, weakness, worsening, wrong.

Rhymes for Imperfection:

  1. inspection, introspection, intersection, interjection, projection, inflection, election, defection, predilection, dissection, direction, perfection, objection, insurrection, correction, rejection, detection, injection, protection, selection, reflection, recollection, infection, resurrection, ejection;
  2. section, flexion;
  3. complexion, affection, confection, connection, collection;
  4. disconnection, disaffection, circumspection;
  5. overprotection, interconnection;

Quotes for Imperfection:

  1. It is only imperfection that complains of what is imperfect. The more perfect we are the more gentle and quiet we become towards the defects of others. Joseph Addison.
  2. If you look closely at a tree you'll notice it's knots and dead branches, just like our bodies. What we learn is that beauty and imperfection go together wonderfully. Matthew Fox.
  3. There is nothing in machinery, there is nothing in embankments and railways and iron bridges and engineering devices to oblige them to be ugly. Ugliness is the measure of imperfection H. G. Wells.