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flawless

[flaw-lis]
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  1. having no defects or faults, especially none that diminish the value of something: a flawless Ming Dynasty vase.
  2. legally sound: The prosecution had a flawless case.
  3. having no discernible blemishes or shortcomings; perfect: flawless French; flawless beauty.

Origin of flawless

Related formsflaw·less·ly, adverbflaw·less·ness, noun
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Historical Examples

  • He shot her a covert glance—causelessly, for her naiveté was flawless.

    The Black Bag

    Louis Joseph Vance

  • Every man wishes to believe that the flower he plucks is flawless.

  • Trust me to work things to a highly artistic and flawless finish.

    Garrison's Finish

    W. B. M. Ferguson

  • Here was the flawless poetry of recreation, the perfection of travel.

  • If each mesh is not flawless, if age has weakened them, does not the pattern remain?


Word Origin and History for flawless

n.

1640s, from flaw + -less. Related: Flawlessly; flawlessness.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper