Example sentences for: imperfectly

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

  • Western cosmology from classical times through the end of the Renaissance envisioned a system with three types of spheres: the sphere of man, exemplified by his imperfectly round head; the sphere of the world, exemplified by the imperfectly spherical earth; and the eight perfect spheres of the universe, in which the seven (then known) planets moved and the outer stars were fixed (Nicolson 1960).

  • All three of these steps are complex and imperfectly understood.

  • Aside from pure anti-Jesuit animus, this nuance probably arose from the work of some 17th-century Jesuit theologians who imperfectly employed a method known as "casuistry" in resolving questions of moral theology--an approach that gave the broadest possible leeway to individual behavior.

  • This took some doing, because the Anthology was in effect a bootleg--the original recordings had been imperfectly documented if at all, the artists were paid small flat fees and sent in most cases back to obscurity, but the copyrights had accrued to large publishing consortiums.

  • On the other hand, if patients rely on their physician's recommendations in choosing hospitals [ 8 ] , and to the degree that physicians can assess clinical quality, albeit imperfectly, hospitals are faced with counter incentives, incentives that would promote resource use in clinical activities rather than hotel services.


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