Example sentences for: imperfect

How can you use “imperfect” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Is it possible that he completely misunderstood what Brian Arthur was saying--that the whole business about the seminar at Harvard where nobody would accept increasing returns, about the lonely struggle of Arthur in the face of ideological rigidity, even the quotation from Arthur about economists being unwilling to consider the possibility of imperfect markets because of the Cold War (give me a break!)

  • If your altruism is imperfect, you can want your future self to throw a party (or to read a book or to forgo expensive medical care, or for that matter to save money or to quit smoking), even though you know your future self would prefer otherwise.

  • Antisense RNAs transcribed from loci distinct from their putative targets, such as lin-4 of Caenorhabditis elegans , are generally short and have the potential to form imperfect duplexes with complementary regions of their sense counterparts [ 3].

  • And more or less suddenly fell into the second group; they decided that while a general theory of how imperfect competition must work was never going to happen, it was OK to focus on interesting examples of how it might work.

  • Laibson's imperfect altruists face a far subtler problem--they're not just weighing costs and benefits, they're engaged in games of strategy against their future selves.


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