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adj. fault·i·er, fault·i·est
1. Containing a fault or defect; imperfect or defective.
2. Obsolete Deserving of blame; guilty.

fault′i·ly adv.
fault′i·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.faultiness - the state of being defective
imperfection, imperfectness - the state or an instance of being imperfect
bugginess - the state of having bugs
lameness - an imperfection or defectiveness; "a stylist noted for the lameness of his plots"
sickness - defectiveness or unsoundness; "drugs have become a sickness they cannot cure"; "a great sickness of his judgment"
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Municipal town and rural parish gradually made fresh threads of connection--gradually, as the old stocking gave way to the savings-bank, and the worship of the solar guinea became extinct; while squires and baronets, and even lords who had once lived blamelessly afar from the civic mind, gathered the faultiness of closer acquaintanceship.
I then thought that my father would be unjust if he ascribed my neglect to vice or faultiness on my part, but I am now convinced that he was justified in conceiving that I should not be altogether free from blame.
Indeed, it is Aurora's misinterpretation of Marian--her "reading" of the seamstress as a prostitute when she see the unmarried woman with a child in Paris--that betrays the faultiness of her vision since it is not backed by any real knowledge of urban conditions or social relations.
In some instances, as in Syria, Libya, Egypt, the Ukraine, and most recently in Palestine and Israel, too many calamitous scenarios have exposed the faultiness of US foreign policy.
Putting the faultiness of the thesis aside, let us examine the book further.
The divergence in expectations flows not from an inherent faultiness in the income capitalization approach, but from two different perspectives of value.
We were trained to be inferior copies of Englishmen, caricatures to be laughed at with our pretensions to British bourgeois gentility, our grammatical faultiness and distorted standards betraying us at every turn.
These insights will be discussed alongside an analysis of the "deviated quest" narrative structure, indicative of the impossible and irreversible faultiness of the MIA dilemma.
You have lost them because of the oppression and assaults carried out by the elements of hatred, treason, faultiness that have shown all these characteristics during the past days and months.
of faultiness, (89) Some submunitions, such as the armor-piercing