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Princeton's WordNet

  1. imperfectly, amissadverb

    in an imperfect or faulty way

    "The lobe was imperfectly developed"; "Miss Bennet would not play at all amiss if she practiced more"- Jane Austen


  1. imperfectlyadverb

    In an imperfect manner or degree; not fully or completely.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Imperfectlyadverb

    Not completely; not fully; not without failure.

    Etymology: from imperfect.

    Should sinking nations summon you away,
    Maria's love might justify your stay;
    Imperfectly the many vows are paid,
    Which for your safety to the gods were made. George Stepney.

    Those would hardly understand language or reason to any tolerable degree; but only a little and imperfectly about things familiar. John Locke.


  1. Imperfectly

    Imperfectly is the third studio album by singer-songwriter Ani DiFranco, released in 1992 (see 1992 in music).


  1. imperfectly

    Imperfectly is an adverb referring to actions or things that are not completed or executed in a perfect, flawless, or ideal manner. It describes a state of being flawed, having faults, errors, or lacking completion. It can also refer to an action done without full accuracy or precision.


  1. Imperfectly

    Imperfectly is the third studio album by singer-songwriter Ani DiFranco, released in 1992.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of imperfectly in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of imperfectly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of imperfectly in a Sentence

  1. Dr. Robert Schuller:

    Better to do something imperfectly than to do nothing flawlessly.

  2. Joseph Conrad:

    You can t, in sound morals, condemn a man for taking care of his own integrity. It is his clear duty. And least of all can you condemn an artist pursuing, however humbly and imperfectly, a creative aim. In that interior world where his thought and his emotions go seeking for the experience of imagined adventures, there are no policemen, no law, no pressure of circumstance or dread of opinion to keep him within bounds. Who then is going to say Nay to his temptations if not his conscience?

  3. Aldous Huxley:

    The finest works of art are precious, among other reasons, because they make it possible for us to know, if only imperfectly and for a little while, what it actually feels like to think subltly and feel nobly.

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