im·per·fect adj: not perfect or complete: asa: not enforceable: enforceable only under certain conditionsan imperfect obligationb: lacking an element otherwise required by law compare perfect
Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam-Webster. 1996.
abortive, average, bad, below par, blemished, broken, corrupt, crippled, crude, damaged, decrepit, defective, deficient, deteriorated, disfigured, failing, fair, faulty, feeble, flawed, fragmentary, frail, garbled, harmed, hurt, impaired, imperfectus, inadequate, incomplete, indifferent, inelegant, inexact, inferior, infirm, injured, insufficient, lacking, lame, limited, marred, mediocre, middling, moderate, mutilated, ordinary, out of order, partial, passable, peccable, poor, raw, rickety, rough, ruined, scanty, short, tainted, tolerable, uncompleted, uncultured, undeveloped, unfinished, unpolished, unsatisfactory, unsound, unsuitable, wanting, warped, weak
associated concepts: imperfect description, imperfect grant, imperfect performance, imperfect title
bad (inferior), blemished, defective, deficient, dilapidated, errant, fallible, faulty, inchoate, incorrect, inexact, inferior (lower in quality), insufficient, marred, partial (relating to a part), peccable, perfunctory, poor (inferior in quality), unsatisfactory, unsound (not strong), vicious
Burton's Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006