imperfectly

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  • Info Imperfectly is the third studio album by singer-songwriter Ani DiFranco, released in 1992 (see 1992 in music).
  • The plan of the whole work is very imperfectly shown by the third part. Cited from Lives of the Poets, Vol. 1, by Samuel Johnson
  • Others also said things about him that he heard or understood imperfectly. Cited from The Country of the Blind, And Other Stories, by H. G. Wells
  • What had been the early life of this person was but imperfectly known. Cited from The Pirate, by Frederick Marryat
  • But this is a view which only those may take who live in an imperfectly developed society. Cited from Education and the Higher Life, by J. L. Spalding
  • Such matters are usually known to two persons only, and imperfectly by them. Cited from The Sowers, by Henry Seton Merriman
  • Imperfectly perfect, because there was no room left for the play of life. Cited from The Practice and Science Of Drawing, by Harold Speed
  • These are merely rules of practical life which we very imperfectly carry out. Cited from Letters to His Friends, by Forbes Robinson
  • She was so imperfectly developed that, although she was six years old, she could not yet walk. Cited from His Masterpiece, by Emile Zola
  • Many of its forces and conditions are still unknown, or but very imperfectly understood. Cited from The Whence and the Whither of Man, by John Mason Tyler
  • She was full of imagination, but very imperfectly knew what the word meant. Cited from There & Back, by George MacDonald
  • We cannot look, however imperfectly, upon a great man, without gaining something by him. Cited from Sartor Resartus, and On Heroes, by Thomas Carlyle
  • So far he has succeeded imperfectly: but he is still trying. Cited from Since Cezanne, by Clive Bell
  • This he did, understanding the subject only imperfectly, and making no mention of my name. Cited from Jerome Cardan, by William George Waters
  • We can not look, however imperfectly, upon a great man without gaining something by it. Cited from Little Journeys to the Homes of Good Men and Great, by Elbert Hubbard
  • Some of us in Russia feel that your nation is imperfectly understood there. Cited from The Great Prince Shan, by E. (Edward) Phillips Oppenheim
  • In short, we have a great deal to do, and I fear do it very imperfectly sometimes. Cited from Alfgar the Dane or the Second Chronicle of Aescendune, by A. D. Crake
  • Need he do anything very different from what is done more imperfectly by every intelligent man who interests himself in plants? Cited from An Introduction to Philosophy, by George Stuart Fullerton
  • Here we see but a few of the last links, and those imperfectly. Cited from Philothea, by Lydia Maria Child
  • That version was good in its day, yet it shows but very imperfectly what the English language now is. Cited from The Grammar of English Grammars, by Goold Brown
  • And let your self-respect forbid you to do imperfectly anything that you do at all. Cited from Woman in the Ninteenth Century, Margaret F. Ossoli
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Synonyms of imperfectly

Meaning of imperfectly

  • adverb In an imperfect or faulty way
    The lobe was imperfectly developed, Miss Bennet would not play at all amiss if she practiced more"- Jane Austen