The quality or state of being perfect or complete, so that nothing requisite is wanting; entire development; consummate culture, skill, or moral excellence; the highest attainable state or degree of excellence; maturity; as, perfection in an art, in a science, or in a system; perfection in form or degree; fruits in perfection. (noun)
A quality, endowment, or acquirement completely excellent; an ideal; faultlessness; especially, the divine attribute of complete excellence. (noun)
To perfection, in the highest degree of excellence; perfectly; as, to imitate a model to perfection. (noun)
To perfect. (verb)
Examples of word perfection
_The desire of happiness, ample and complete, beyond what this world can afford, is not planted in man by defect of his nature, but by the perfection of his nature, and in view of his further perfection_.
Culture is then properly described not as having its origin in curiosity, but as having its origin in the love of perfection; it is a _study of perfection_.
III. vi.100 (342,9) Is your perfection] Your _perfection_, is _the highest of your excellence_.
For our purposes, however, the failure to attain perfection is not so important as the fact that the ideal exists and persists.
In the same way the drama Den fuldendtes hustru (1907) [The Wife of the Perfect One], which deals with the purifications that Buddha's wife must undergo to attain perfection, is a masterpiece.