immaculate Definition

  • 1perfectly clean, neat, or tidy
  • 2free from flaws or mistakes; perfect
  • 3having no stain or blemish; pure

Using immaculate: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "immaculate" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

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    The house was kept immaculate.

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    Her record in the competition was immaculate.

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    He has an immaculate sense of style.

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    The snow was immaculate and untouched.

immaculate Synonyms and Antonyms

Antonyms for immaculate

Idioms Using immaculate

  • to keep something perfectly clean and tidy


    She always keeps her car immaculate, washing it every week.

  • a record that is completely free from errors or mistakes


    The athlete had an immaculate record, winning every race she entered.

  • the ability to do something at exactly the right moment


    The comedian's jokes were delivered with immaculate timing, making the audience laugh uproariously.

Phrases with immaculate

  • the doctrine that Mary, the mother of Jesus, was conceived without original sin


    The Immaculate Conception is a Catholic feast day celebrated on December 8.

  • a devotional name used to refer to the interior life of the Blessed Virgin Mary


    The Immaculate Heart of Mary is a symbol of her love for God and humanity.

  • a famous play in American football history that occurred during the 1972 AFC Divisional Playoff Game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Oakland Raiders


    The Immaculate Reception is widely regarded as one of the greatest plays in NFL history.

Origins of immaculate

from Latin 'immaculatus', meaning 'unstained'


Summary: immaculate in Brief

The term 'immaculate' [ɪˈmækjələt] refers to cleanliness, perfection, and purity. It describes things that are free from flaws or mistakes, such as 'Her record in the competition was immaculate,' and things that are perfectly clean or tidy, like 'The house was kept immaculate.' 'Immaculate' also extends into phrases like 'immaculate conception,' and idioms like 'keep something immaculate,' denoting the act of keeping something perfectly clean and tidy.

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