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Synonyms for faulty
ˈfɔl tifault·y

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  1. faultyadjective


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  1. defective, faultyadjective

    having a defect

    "I returned the appliance because it was defective"

    incorrect, defective, wrong, bad

    perfect, accurate

  2. faulty, incorrect, wrongadjective

    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"

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

    perfect, accurate

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  1. faultyadjective

    bad, defective, imperfect

  2. faultyadjective

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

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  1. faultyadjective

    imperfect, defective, blamable, culpable, peccable, erring

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "faulty":

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

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How to use faulty in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. Friedrich Nietzsche, The Gay Science, section 191:

    The most perfidious way of harming a cause consists of defending it deliberately with faulty arguments.

  4. Zhang Jing:

    It is terrifying. The vaccines are faulty, the food is faulty... and right now even the security is problematic.

  5. Ganga Sagar Pant:

    Unless there is a suitable faulty developed in the audience's mind, the speaker will not be understood. So the teacher/speaker should not get irritated when her student/audience takes long time to understand or perceive reality.

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