Perfection vs Fulfillment - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between perfection and fulfillment

is that perfection is the quality or state of being perfect or complete, so that nothing requisite is wanting; entire development; consummate culture, skill, or moral excellence; the highest attainable state or degree of excellence; maturity; as, perfection' in an art, in a science, or in a system; '''perfection''' in form or degree; fruits in ' perfection while fulfillment is the state of being fulfilled.

As a verb perfection

is (obsolete|transitive) to perfect.

perfection

Noun

(en noun)
  • The quality or state of being perfect or complete, so that nothing requisite is wanting; entire development; consummate culture, skill, or moral excellence; the highest attainable state or degree of excellence; maturity; as, perfection' in an art, in a science, or in a system; '''perfection''' in form or degree; fruits in ' perfection .
  • A quality, endowment, or acquirement completely excellent; an ideal; faultlessness; especially, the divine attribute of complete excellence.
  • What tongue can her perfections tell? -
  • The highest degree of excellence.
  • to imitate a model to perfection

    Quotations

    * 1784 , William Jones, The Description and Use of a New Portable Orrery, &c. , PREFACE
    THE favourable reception the Orrery has met with from Per?ons of the fir?t di?tinction, and from Gentlemen and Ladies in general, has induced me to add to it ?everal new improvements in order to give it a degree of Perfection ; and di?tingui?h it from others?;?which by Piracy, or Imitation, may be introduced to the Public.

    Synonyms

    * faultlessness * infallibility

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • (obsolete) To perfect.
  • (Foote)
  • * (William Woty)
  • Sooner I'd kneel unto the modern nine / Alike perfectioned , though a virgin's name / They cannot boast
    (Webster 1913)

    References

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    fulfillment

    English

    Alternative forms

    * (UK) fulfilment

    Noun

  • The state of being fulfilled.
  • The act of consummating a desire or promise.
  • (business) The activities performed once an order is received to fulfill the order; packaging, distributing and shipping goods.