Meaning of perfectionism

per•fec•tion•ism

Pronunciation: (pur-fek'shu-niz"um), [key]
— n.
  1. any of various doctrines holding that religious, moral, social, or political perfection is attainable.
  2. a personal standard, attitude, or philosophy that demands perfection and rejects anything less.
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