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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An attitude that anything less than without flaws is unacceptable.

Usage examples (37)
  • His perfectionism seemed excessive to his students
  • Here, my perfectionism is my own enemy -- playing very well becomes more important than enjoying playing.
  • Presenting the unfinished work of somebody whose reputation rests in no small part on her perfectionism is a pretty daunting task.
  • But, as I reflect 2009, I begin to find a theme: perfectionism is getting in the way of my life. for more
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