[ im-per-fek-tuh-buh l ]
/ ˌɪm pərˈfɛk tə bəl /
that cannot be perfected.
Supposedly vs. SupposablyHave you ever heard someone use the word supposably and wondered what they meant? Maybe it’s a synonym for supposedly? Or a mistake? Supposedly and supposably are often confused, perhaps most famously by Joey from Friends. Both of these words come from the English word suppose, which is a combination of sup- (a variant of sub- meaning “slightly,” “imperfectly,” “nearly”) and pose meaning “to assert, …
Related formsim·per·fect·i·bil·i·ty, noun
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