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Another word for defect

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Noun
  1. The condition or fact of being deficient

    See also:

    excess

  2. Something that mars the appearance or causes inadequacy or failure

Verb
  1. To abandon one's cause or party usually to join another

Another word for defect

Noun
  1. A lack of something needed

    See also:

    lack

  2. A faulty part

    See also:

    blemish

Verb

Synonym Study

  • A flaw is an imperfection in structure or substance, such as a crack or gap, that mars the wholeness or continuity a flaw in a metal bar
  • A blemish is a superficial or surface imperfection that mars the appearance skin blemishes, a blemish on his record
  • An imperfection is any faulty detail that detracts from perfection minor imperfections of style
  • Defect implies a lack of something essential to completeness or perfection a defect in vision