a person who is displeased by anything that does not meet very high standards
A person who insists on perfect results from himself or from others, in any endeavor.
One who has a propensity for being displeased with anything that is not perfect or does not meet extremely high standards.
one pretending to perfection; esp., one pretending to moral perfection; one who believes that persons may and do attain to moral perfection and sinlessness in this life
The numerical value of perfectionist in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of perfectionist in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
It is easy to be a moral perfectionist when one is politically unaccountable.
If you are a real perfectionist, you can’t finish any job! We, the mortals, we don’t have enough time to be perfectionist! Perfectionism is the art of immortals!
She went out to dance every lunch hour, she was such a perfectionist and so disciplined. She started as a dancer, so she did that all the time. She could have been a diva, but she never was. She really was the Mary you wanted her to be.
There are about 3 million notes in a two-and-a-half-hour musical; being a perfectionist, it took me a long time to realize that if I'm hitting 75 percent of them, I'm succeeding, performing isn't only about the acrobatics and the high notes: It's staying in the moment, connecting with the audience in an authentic way, and making yourself real to them through the music.
Man is flawed; universe is imperfect; the functioning of the cosmos is defective! Everything seems to be severely punished by the imperfection! May be the real challenge of men is to correct all these flaws! It is possible to think that God is an evolutionary perfectionist! He creates things as unimportant and faulty; then let them all alone and fateless to evolve to perfection!
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