Immaculate definition

ĭ-măkyə-lĭt
Impeccably clean; spotless.
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Free from fault or error.

An immaculate record on the job.

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Free from sin.
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Perfectly correct; without a flaw, fault, or error.
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(biology) Having no spots or marks.
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Perfectly clean; without a spot or stain; unsoiled.
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Pure; innocent; without sin.
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(biology) Having no spots or marks.
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(biol.) Of a solid color, without marks or spots.
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The definition of immaculate is someone or something that is free from mistakes, absolutely clean and without sin.

An example of immaculate is a test where a person got every answer correct.

An example of immaculate is a house that has been cleaned so it is spic and span with no dirt anywhere.

An example oif immaculate is the conception that resulted in the birth of Jesus Christ.

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Were but my soul as pure From other guilt as that, Heaven did not hold One more immaculate. — Sir John Denham.

Thou sheer, immaculate and silver fountain. — Shakespeare, Richard II, V-iii.

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Origin of immaculate

  • Middle English immaculat from Latin immaculātus in- not in–1 maculātus past participle of maculāre to blemish (from macula spot)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin immaculātus; prefix im- (“not”) + maculātus, perfect passive participle of maculō (“spot, stain”), from macula (“spot”). Middle English immaculat. See mail armor.

    From Wiktionary

  • Displaced native Old English unwemmed (“pure, untainted”).

    From Wiktionary