perfection

Perfection is a flawless state where everything is exactly right. It can also be the action of making something perfect.

Since perfect things are without fault or flaw, perfection is a perfect condition — everything is 100% great. Of course, perfection is hard to find. People often use this word as a compliment for something that just couldn’t be better, as in "That red dress matches your red hair to perfection!” Also, if a musician is getting a song down pat, you could say she’s working on the perfection of the song: she’s learning to play it flawlessly.

Definitions of perfection
  1. noun
    the state of being without a flaw or defect
    synonyms: flawlessness, ne plus ultra
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    Antonyms:
    imperfection, imperfectness
    the state or an instance of being imperfect
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    dream
    someone or something wonderful
    cultivation, culture, finish, polish, refinement
    a highly developed state of perfection; having a flawless or impeccable quality
    fare-thee-well
    state of perfection; the utmost degree
    intactness
    the state of being unimpaired
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    state
    the way something is with respect to its main attributes
  2. noun
    the act of making something perfect
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    improvement
    the act of improving something
  3. noun
    an ideal instance; a perfect embodiment of a concept
    synonyms: beau ideal, idol, paragon
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    gold standard
    a paragon of excellence
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    ideal
    the idea of something that is perfect; something that one hopes to attain
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