1. 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.
2. A quality, endowment, or acquirement completely excellent; an ideal faultlessness; especially, the divine attribute of complete excellence.
What tongue can her perfections tell? --Sir P. Sidney.
To perfection, in the highest degree of excellence; perfectly; as, to imitate a model to perfection.
Per·fec·tion, v. t. To perfect. [Obs.]
n 1: the state of being without a flaw or defect [syn: flawlessness,
ne plus ultra] [ant: imperfection]
2: an ideal instance; a perfect embodiment of a concept [syn: paragon,
idol, beau ideal]
3: the act of making something perfect