2. Exemplaire. Un résultat parfait.
3. Accompli. Un parfait gentleman.
ETYM Latin absolutus, p. p. of absolvere: cf. French absolu. Related to Absolve.
1. Complete and without restriction or qualification; sometimes used informally as intensifiers; SYN. downright, out-and-out, rank, right-down, sheer.
2. Expressing finality with no implication of possible change; SYN. conclusive.
3. Not capable of being violated or infringed; SYN. infrangible, inviolable.
4. Not limited by law.
5. Perfect or complete or pure.
6. Without conditions or limitations; SYN. total, unconditioned.
(of a value) In computing, real and unchanging. For example, an absolute address is a location in memory and an absolute cell reference is a single fixed cell in a spreadsheet display. The opposite of absolute is relative.
ETYM French excellent, Latin excellens, -entis, p. pr. of excellere. Related to Excel.
Of the highest quality; SYN. first-class.
Without a flaw; SYN. unflawed.
ETYM Latin idealis: cf. French idéal.
1. Conforming to an ultimate standard of perfection or excellence; embodying an ideal.
2. Constituting or existing only in the form of an idea or mental image or conception.
3. Of or relating to the philosophical doctrine of the reality of ideas; SYN. idealistic.
4. Represented in the abstract rather than as they really are; SYN. idealistic.
ETYM Latin impeccabilis; pref. im- not + peccare to err, to sin: cf. French impeccable.
Not capable of sin, without fault.
ETYM Latin intactus; pref. in- not + tactus, p. p. of tangere to touch: cf. French intact. Related to In- not, and Tact, Tangent.
(Of a woman) Having the hymen unbroken; SYN. inviolate.
1. Undamaged in any way; whole.
2. Not impaired or diminished in any way.
ETYM Old Eng. parfit, Old Fren. parfit, parfet, parfait, French parfait, Latin perfectus, p. p. of perficere to carry to the end, to perform, finish, perfect; per (see Per-) + facere to make, do. Related to Fact.
1. Being complete of its kind and without defect or blemish.
2. Precisely accurate or exact.