Something that is being progressively modified, and improved over time. Most usually used to suggest that it's happening at a rate more slowly than desired.
"How is the renovation on your house coming along?"
"It's a work in progress."

"You've been spending a lot of time at the gym. How is your fitness coming along?"
"I'm a work in progress."
by Jay Greenfield May 3, 2019
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A state of being where your mental health isn't the best and you always self-improve, often to varying degrees. It is perfectly normal as nobody is truly perfect.
Employer: Why have you had ten jobs in a single year?

Mary: Sorry, I am a work in progress.
by Abba Palindrome January 26, 2020
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