What does incomplete mean?

Definitions for incomplete
ˌɪn kəmˈplitin·com·plete

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. incomplete, uncomplete(adj)

    not complete or total; not completed

    "an incomplete account of his life"; "political consequences of incomplete military success"; "an incomplete forward pass"

  2. incomplete, uncompleted(adj)

    not yet finished

    "his thesis is still incomplete"; "an uncompleted play"


  1. incomplete(Noun)

    Something incomplete.

  2. incomplete(Noun)

    A designation of being incomplete.

    He got four incompletes out of five courses last semester.

  3. incomplete(Adjective)

    Not complete; not filled up; not finished; not having all its parts, or not having them all adjusted; imperfect; defective.

  4. incomplete(Adjective)

    Of a flower, wanting any of the usual floral organs.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Incomplete(adj)

    not complete; not filled up; not finished; not having all its parts, or not having them all adjusted; imperfect; defective

  2. Incomplete(adj)

    wanting any of the usual floral organs; -- said of a flower

  3. Origin: [L. incompletus: cf. F. incomplet. See In- not, and Complete.]


  1. Incomplete

    "Incomplete" is a song by American vocal group Backstreet Boys from their comeback album, Never Gone. The power ballad was released in April 2005 as the group's first single since they decided to reunite after a three year hiatus. It was written by Dan Muckala, Lindy Robbins, and Jess Cates, and it was produced by Muckala. The song became one of their most successful singles, peaking at number thirteen on the US Billboard Hot 100, and charting within the top 10 of thirteen countries. It debuted at number one in Australia, becoming their first number-one hit in the country. The song has sold 250,000 units worldwide, which earned it gold certification. In the US, it was their last successful single of the 2000s, as the song still receives airplay on fewer adult contemporary radio stations in the United States and Canada. This song was also featured as a track on the 2005 compilation album "Now That's What I Call Music! 19"

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Incomplete

    in-kom-plēt′, adj. imperfect.—adv. Incomplete′ly.—ns. Incomplete′ness, Incomplē′tion.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of incomplete in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of incomplete in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of incomplete in a Sentence

  1. Siddharth Astir:

    Exceeding your own expectations can often leave things incomplete

  2. Author Unknown:

    Our five senses are incomplete without the sixth - a sense of humor.

  3. Zsa Zsa Gabor:

    A man in love is incomplete until he is married. Then he is finished.

  4. Robert Browning:

    Inscribe all human effort with one word, artistry's haunting curse, the Incomplete!

  5. Terry Hartle:

    I think it’s incomplete and misleading, i hope people who look at it don’t read too much into it.

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