SYNONYMS FOR imperfect
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Origin of imperfect
OTHER WORDS FROM imperfectim·per·fect·ly, adverbim·per·fect·ness, noun
Words nearby imperfect
Example sentences from the Web for imperfect
“Poker is the main benchmark and challenge program for games of imperfect information,” Sandholm told me on a warm spring afternoon in 2018, when we met in his offices in Pittsburgh.The Deck Is Not Rigged: Poker and the Limits of AI|Maria Konnikova|August 7, 2020|Singularity Hub
Apple’s counter to this is its SKAdNetwork, an imperfect application programming interface it launched two years ago, that developers can use to get basic data about their in-app ad campaign performance.Ad tech is in denial about Apple’s new app privacy rule|Lara O'Reilly|July 14, 2020|Digiday
Tired of technology that isolates us from one another, people are seeking out and placing greater value on physical, authentic, and imperfect experiences delivered by humans.4 Non-Obvious Trends That Matter During This Pandemic|Vanessa Bates Ramirez|May 25, 2020|Singularity Hub
Layering imperfect interventions can, in a similar way, slow down transmission.
The way that I would view it is that the world is imperfect because we haven’t used science in policy making.
Even an imperfect messenger is capable of delivering news everyone needs to hear.Bill Cosby Foe Hannibal Buress Joked About Date Rape|Rich Goldstein|November 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Though the grand jury is an imperfect forum for resolving social issues, it works very well in finding truth.
There was a fear growing inside of me that my imperfect bruised college experience was a reflection of my own damaged self.
The problem was that, at least in Iowa, this model was imperfect.Did a Flawed Computer Model Sabotage the Democrats?|Ben Jacobs|November 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Himmler, for example, wanted to drop the imperfect British pounds on the United Kingdom by airplane.
Where these overtones are interfered with by any imperfection in the instrument the result is a harsh or imperfect sound.Expressive Voice Culture|Jessie Eldridge Southwick
We suffer, nearly all of us, from a lack of quantitative grasp and from an imperfect grasp of form.The Salvaging Of Civilisation|H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
A coquette is said to be an imperfect incarnation of Cupid, as she keeps her beau, and not her arrows, in a quiver.
On the part of the believer, his faith and imperfect obedience, though necessary, are not a condition.The Ordinance of Covenanting|John Cunningham
This description is only imperfect in this point that sufficient stress is not laid on the words fall off.Violins and Violin Makers|Joseph Pearce
British Dictionary definitions for imperfect
- (of flowers) lacking functional stamens or pistils
- (of fungi) not undergoing sexual reproduction
- (of a cadence) proceeding to the dominant from the tonic, subdominant, or any chord other than the dominant
- of or relating to all intervals other than the fourth, fifth, and octaveCompare perfect (def. 9)
- the imperfect tense
- a verb in this tense