imperfectible

[im-per-fek-tuh-buh l]

adjective

that cannot be perfected.

Nearby words

  1. imperfect competition,
  2. imperfect contrition,
  3. imperfect flower,
  4. imperfect fungus,
  5. imperfect stage,
  6. imperfection,
  7. imperfective,
  8. imperforate,
  9. imperforate anus,
  10. imperforation

Origin of imperfectible

First recorded in 1865–70; im-2 + perfectible

Related formsim·per·fect·i·bil·i·ty, noun

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