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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A disposition to regard anything short of flawless as unacceptable.

Usage examples (9)
  • On non-Christian perfectibilism see: E. Conze, ed.,
  • But to understand the history of perfectibilism they must nonetheless be carefully distinguished.
  • Another type of perfectibilism, often closely associ - ated with extremes of asceticism, is mysticism.
  • Christian-mystical and evolutionary perfectibilism are thus amalgamated by Teilhard in a single system. for more
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