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1. faulty

adjective. ['ˈfɔlti'] having a defect.

Synonyms

  • imperfect

Antonyms

  • inaccuracy
  • correct

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fault (English)
  • faute (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Faulty

  • talty
  • salty

Sentences with faulty


1. Noun, singular or mass
Otherwise you may be stuck with a faulty diagram and not realize it.

2. Adverb
If the display problem persists, the monitor is faulty rather than the card.

Quotes about faulty


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

2. Bad writing is more than a matter of shit syntax and faulty observation; bad writing usually arises from a stubborn refusal to tell stories about what people actually do― to face the fact, let us say, that murderers sometimes help old ladies cross the street.
- Stephen King, On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft

3. But my heart is an old house(the kind my mothergrew up in)hell to heat and cooland faulty in the wiringand though it’s nice to look atI have no businessinviting lovers in.
- Clementine von Radics

2. faulty

adjective. ['ˈfɔlti'] characterized by errors; not agreeing with a model or not following established rules; the wrong side of the road".

Synonyms

  • incorrect
  • wrong

Antonyms

  • exact
  • right
  • precise

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fault (English)
  • faute (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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