Origin of perfection
Examples from the Web for perfection
But whereas we used to be satisfied gazing on that perfection as it stood up on a pedestal, now we want it down among us.Bow Down, Bitches: How Beyoncé Turned an Elevator Brawl Into a Perfect Year|Kevin Fallon|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was a reminder that, as Beyoncé once sang, “Perfection is the disease of a nation,” and her family is hardly flawless.Yoncé Said Knock You Out: The Solange and Jay Z Story|Kevin O’Keeffe|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
How a workable civilization is less about perfection and more about strict zoning.
Jay Z and Beyoncé had a reputation built on perfection, and now that reputation is experiencing fast and furious trauma.
The romantic solution deified our lovers so that we have become purged “through a perfect consummation with perfection itself.”On Transhumanism and Why Technology Is Our Silicon Nervous System|Jason Silva|April 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The arts in general are carried among these people to a greater degree of perfection than by the other natives of Sumatra.The History of Sumatra|William Marsden
All social cohesion and co-operation rest on this comprehension, and are limited by its degree of perfection.Illusions|James Sully
By this means its latent qualities of reflection of light are brought to perfection, developing its real brilliancy.Equatorial America|Maturin M. Ballou
It has the charming ‘eyes’ of gigas in perfection, and the enormous disc, superbly frilled, is of the liveliest magenta crimson.The Woodlands Orchids|Frederick Boyle
He declared his belief in the perfection of the legislative system.A History of England, Period III.|Rev. J. Franck Bright
British Dictionary definitions for perfection
Word Origin for perfection
Word Origin and History for perfection
early 13c., from Old French perfection "perfection, completeness" (12c.), from Latin perfectionem (nominative perfectio) "a finishing, compling, perfection," noun of action from past participle stem of perficere (see perfect (adj.)).