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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The state of becoming ideal.

Usage examples (35)
  • Where then is the sense of calling the perfectibility of man as used by modern philosophers to be mere words without a meaning, that is mere nonsense.
  • The test of his perfectibility is at hand.
  • Hogg laughed at him for his belief in the 'perfectibility' of the race, but Hogg knew the belief was vital to the poet.
  • Malthus argues that 'perfectibility' gives an impossible end because equality would lead to vice and misery. for more
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