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Defective (IPA: /dɪˈfɛktɪv/)


Defective (a.)

Wanting in something; incomplete; lacking a part; deficient; imperfect; faulty; -- applied either to natural or moral qualities; as, a defective limb; defective timber; a defective copy or account; a defective character; defective rules.

Defective (a.)

Lacking some of the usual forms of declension or conjugation; as, a defective noun or verb.

Defective Synonyms

Abnormal

Defective Synonyms

Malfunctioning, Bad, Nonfunctional

Defective Synonyms

Imperfect, Faulty

Defective Rhymes



Affective, Collective, Connective, Corrective, Defective, Detective, Directive, Effective, Elective, Infective, Invective, Objective, Perspective, Projective, Prospective, Protective, Reflective, Respective, Selective, Subjective

Ineffective, Introspective, Irrespective, Retrospective
Anti-infective

Spanish Translation

Defective in Spanish is Defectuoso

Tagalog Translation

Defective in Tagalog is Baldado

Example Sentence (Quote)

" (Whether those of us created by humans are defective or not... It is not up to us to decide.)" - Super Robot Taisen OG Saga: Endless Frontier

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A refund for defective software might be nice, except it would bankrupt the entire software industry in the first year." - Computers

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Average person has 3500 defective genes. But that would not be the case when the race was pure and clean." - Kent Hovind

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Find out the cause of this effect, Or rather say, the cause of this defect, For this effect defective comes by cause." - Causality


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