PERFECTION in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of PERFECTION
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
perfection
 n.  flawlessness; excellence; state of being without flaw or defect
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  The dress set off to perfection the seventeen-inch waist, the smallest in three counties, and the tightly fitting basque showed breasts well matured for her sixteen years.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
2  She had been on the front porch and he had ridden up the long avenue, dressed in gray broadcloth with a wide black cravat setting off his frilled shirt to perfection.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
3  There was a glamor to it, a perfection and a completeness and a symmetry to it like Grecian art.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
4  You used to know how, to perfection.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIV
5  You want perfection all at once.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
6  She laid her dreams of perfection aside.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
7  But four parts are altogether necessary to the perfection of melody.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 2
8  And if he himself could believe in his virtuous perfection, he conceived that there would be small trouble in convincing all others.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 11
9  At last, they were all seated at breakfast, while Mary stood at the stove, baking griddle-cakes, which, as they gained the true exact golden-brown tint of perfection, were transferred quite handily to the table.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
10  Her form was the perfection of childish beauty, without its usual chubbiness and squareness of outline.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
11  We can't have perfection; and if I keep him, I must sustain his administration as a whole, even if there are, now and then, things that are exceptionable.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
12  A human being in perfection ought always to preserve a calm and peaceful mind and never to allow passion or a transitory desire to disturb his tranquillity.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 4
13  Marianne began now to perceive that the desperation which had seized her at sixteen and a half, of ever seeing a man who could satisfy her ideas of perfection, had been rash and unjustifiable.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 10
14  Once for all; I loved her none the less because I knew it, and it had no more influence in restraining me than if I had devoutly believed her to be human perfection.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXIX
15  By dint of this ingenious scheme, his gloves were got on to perfection.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter LV
Example Sentence: (165 in 12 pages)
16  Don't wait for the perfect moment.
17  After the clockwork of the watch was cleaned the watch kept perfect time.
18  Being happy doesn't mean that everything is perfect.
19  The key for happiness is not find a perfect person, but find someone and build a perfect relationship with him.
20  Tourists were scrambling over the rocks looking for the perfect camera angle.
21  The couple lives in perfect harmony.
22  Only perfect defense could set four spades.
23  Because of the sea and beautiful, life because of setbacks and perfect.
24  Games and songs provide the perfect opportunity for classroom interaction and language development.
25  She skated a perfect figure of eight.
26  Everyone liked my father-he was the perfect gentleman.
27  There is no exactly equivalent French tense to the present perfect tense in English.
28  This church is a perfect example of medieval architecture.
29  You can't expect him to be perfect.
30  Sometimes, the perfect person for you is the one you least expect.