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Synonyms for faulty
ˈfɔl ti

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. defective, faulty(adj)

    having a defect

    "I returned the appliance because it was defective"

    Synonyms:
    incorrect, defective, wrong, bad

    Antonyms:
    perfect, accurate

  2. faulty, incorrect, wrong(adj)

    characterized by errors; not agreeing with a model or not following established rules

    "he submitted a faulty report"; "an incorrect transcription"; the wrong side of the road"

    Synonyms:
    unseasonable, untimely, defective, awry(p), incorrect, improper, haywire, ill-timed, wrong(p), wrong, amiss(p)

    Antonyms:
    perfect, accurate

Wiktionary

  1. faulty(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    faultless

  2. faulty(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    faultless

  3. faulty(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    faultless

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. faulty(a.)

    Synonyms:
    bad, defective, imperfect

  2. faulty(a.)

    Synonyms:
    blamable, culpable, censurable, reprehensible, blameworthy, worthy of censure

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. faulty(a)

    Synonyms:
    imperfect, defective, blamable, culpable, peccable, erring

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    defective, flawed, poor, malfunctioning, erroneous, bad, incorrect, wrong, failed

How to pronounce faulty?

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How to say faulty in sign language?

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How to use faulty in a sentence?

  1. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Laws are man-made! They can be faulty, they can be childish, they can be ridiculous, they can be silly and they can even be utterly devilish! Anything man made is open to all the possibilities except perfection!

  2. Plutarch:

    Let us carefully observe those good qualities wherein our enemies excel us and endeavor to excel them, by avoiding what is faulty, and imitating what is excellent in them.

  3. Richard Nixon:

    The easiest period in a crisis situation is actually the battle itself. The most difficult is the period of indecision -- whether to fight or run away. And the most dangerous period is the aftermath. It is then, with all his resources spent and his guard down, that an individual must watch out for dulled reactions and faulty judgment.

  4. Yale University:

    There’s a faulty sense of history.

  5. Will Creeley:

    The current system allows for school administrators to run the show, so it’s guaranteed to deliver faulty results for the accuser and accusee.


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