perfectionism definition

  • noun:
    • A propensity to be displeased with whatever isn't perfect or will not fulfill extremely high requirements.
    • A belief in a few religions that moral or spiritual brilliance is possible ahead of the soul features passed in to the afterlife.
    • A dislike for any such thing less than brilliance
    • A belief that religious excellence is attained during life, or it should be striven for
    • The doctrine regarding the Perfectionists.
    • the fact that a sinless life is achievable.
    • The belief and system for the Perfectionists associated with Oneida Community (which see, under community).
    • a disposition to think something sub-standard is unacceptable

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