[per-fek-shuh-nist] /pərˈfɛk ʃə nɪst/
a person who adheres to or believes in .
a person who demands of himself, herself, or others.
of, relating to, or distinguished by or .
a person who strives for or demands the highest standards of excellence in work, etc
a person who believes the doctrine of perfectionism
of or relating to perfectionism
1650s, from perfection + -ist. Originally theological, “one who believes moral perfection may be attained in earthly existence;” sense of “one satisfied only with the highest standards” is from 1934. Related: Perfectionism.
[per-fek-tiv] /pərˈfɛk tɪv/ adjective 1. tending to make ; conducive to . 2. Grammar. noting an aspect of verbal inflection, as in Russian, that indicates completion of the action or state denoted by the verb. noun, Grammar. 3. the perfective aspect. 4. a form in the perfective. /pəˈfɛktɪv/ adjective 1. tending to perfect 2. (grammar) […]
[per-fek-tuh-vahyz] /pərˈfɛk təˌvaɪz/ verb (used with object), perfectivized, perfectivizing. 1. to make .
[pur-fikt-lee] /ˈpɜr fɪkt li/ adverb 1. in a perfect manner or to a perfect degree: to sing an aria perfectly. 2. completely; fully; adequately: This will suit my purpose perfectly. He’s perfectly happy to help out. She’s perfectly capable of making her own decision. /ˈpɜːfɪktlɪ/ adverb 1. completely, utterly, or absolutely 2. in a perfect […]
- Perfect market
noun an economic market in which the conditions for perfect non-preferential competition exist Examples In a perfect market, the market price of a commodity is beyond the control of individual buyers and sellers. Word Origin 1889