Incomplete and Imperfect


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Incomplete adjective – Lacking some necessary part.
Usage example: an incomplete puzzle that has several pieces missing

Imperfect is a synonym for incomplete in unfinished topic. In some cases you can use "Imperfect" instead an adjective "Incomplete", when it comes to topics like deficient, undeveloped, inadequate, flawed. popular alternative
Nearby Words: incompletely, incompleteness
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Imperfect adjective – Having a fault.
Usage example: an imperfect representation of the circumstances surrounding Paul Revere's famous ride

Incomplete is a synonym for imperfect in flawed topic. You can use "Incomplete" instead an adjective "Imperfect", if it concerns topics such as unfinished, undeveloped, inadequate, deficient. popular alternative
Nearby Words: imperfection, imperfectly
Synonyms for Imperfect

Things that words describes

understanding incomplete understanding imperfect understanding
nature incomplete nature imperfect nature
knowledge incomplete knowledge imperfect knowledge
hand incomplete hand imperfect hand
Other nouns: prototype, example, copy, plan, characters, information, grasp, philosopher, version, ending, clone, translation, serum, memories, copies, clones, dragons.
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