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faulty

fault·y

faulty

 
 
pronunciation:
fawl ti
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
inflections: faultier, faultiest
definition: having imperfections, faults, or defects.
The faulty engine was replaced by the car manufacturer.His argument breaks down because of faulty logic.
synonyms:
bad, damaged, defective, flawed, imperfect
antonyms:
faultless
similar words:
amiss, broken, coarse, deficient, ill, lacking, liable, unsound, wanting, wrong
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derivations: faultily (adv.), faultiness (n.)