Perfection



[per-fek-shuh n] /pərˈfɛk ʃən/

noun
1.
the state or quality of being or becoming .
2.
the highest degree of proficiency, skill, or excellence, as in some art.
3.
a embodiment or example of something.
4.
a quality, trait, or feature of the highest degree of excellence.
5.
the highest or most nearly degree of a quality or trait.
6.
the act or fact of .
/pəˈfɛkʃən/
noun
1.
the act of perfecting or the state or quality of being perfect
2.
the highest degree of a quality, etc: the perfection of faithfulness
3.
an embodiment of perfection
n.

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.)).

See SANCTIFICATION.

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