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fault·y

 (fôl′tē)
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.

faulty

(ˈfɔːltɪ)
adj, faultier or faultiest
1. defective or imperfect
2. archaic culpable
ˈfaultily adv
ˈfaultiness n

fault•y

(ˈfɔl ti)

adj. fault•i•er, fault•i•est.
having faults or defects; imperfect.
[1300–50]
fault′i•ly, adv.
fault′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.faulty - having a defect; "I returned the appliance because it was defective"
imperfect - not perfect; defective or inadequate; "had only an imperfect understanding of his responsibilities"; "imperfect mortals"; "drainage here is imperfect"
2.faulty - 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"
inaccurate - not exact; "an inaccurate translation"; "the thermometer is inaccurate"

faulty

adjective
2. incorrect, wrong, flawed, inaccurate, bad, weak, invalid, erroneous, unsound, imprecise, fallacious Their interpretation was faulty.

faulty

adjective
Having a defect or defects:
Translations
خاطِئ، ناقِص، مَعيب، لا يَعْمل كما يَجِبمَعِيب
vadný
defektfejlbehæftet
viallinen
pokvaren
gallaîur
欠陥のある
결점이 있는
felaktig
ซึ่งมีข้อผิดพลาด
bị lỗi

faulty

[ˈfɔːltɪ] ADJ (faultier (compar) (faultiest (superl)))
1. [machine etc] → defectuoso
2. (= imperfect) [reasoning, argument etc] → imperfecto

faulty

[ˈfɔːlti] adj
(= malfunctioning) [machine, brakes] → défectueux/euse; [gene] → défectueux/euse
This machine is faulty → Cette machine est défectueuse.
(not in perfect condition) [goods] → qui a un défaut
I returned the shirt because it was faulty → J'ai rapporté la chemise parce qu'elle avait un défaut.
[argument, reasoning, logic] → erroné(e)
[information] → erroné(e)

faulty

adj (+er) (Tech, Biol) → defekt; (Comm) → fehlerhaft; reasoning, logicfalsch, fehlerhaft

faulty

[ˈfɔːltɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) → difettoso/a

fault

(foːlt) noun
1. a mistake; something for which one is to blame. The accident was your fault.
2. an imperfection; something wrong. There is a fault in this machine; a fault in his character.
3. a crack in the rock surface of the earth. faults in the earth's crust.
verb
to find fault with. I couldn't fault him / his piano-playing.
ˈfaultless adjective
without fault; perfect. a faultless performance.
ˈfaultlessly adverb
ˈfaulty adjective
(usually of something mechanical) not made or working correctly.
at fault
wrong or to blame. She was at fault.
find fault with
to criticize or complain of. She is always finding fault with the way he eats.
to a fault
to too great an extent. She was generous to a fault.

faulty

مَعِيب vadný defekt fehlerhaft ατελής defectuoso viallinen défectueux pokvaren difettoso 欠陥のある 결점이 있는 defect defekt wadliwy defeituoso неисправный felaktig ซึ่งมีข้อผิดพลาด hatalı bị lỗi 有缺点的

faulty

a. defectuoso-a, imperfecto-a.
References in classic literature ?
Because, with every chance for being good, useful, and happy, you are faulty, lazy, and miserable.
I promise nothing complete; because any human thing supposed to be complete, must for that very reason infallibly be faulty.
She was a very faulty and passionately human child, with no aspirations towards being an angel of the house, but she had a sense of duty and a desire to be good,--respectably, decently good.
Such behaviour as this, so exactly the reverse of her own, appeared no more meritorious to Marianne, than her own had seemed faulty to her.
He was not critical on the faulty indulgence which preceded these fits; that seemed to him natural enough.
I am conscious that I shall be found still more faulty in the tone of keeping and costume, by those who may be disposed rigidly to examine my Tale, with reference to the manners of the exact period in which my actors flourished: It may be, that I have introduced little which can positively be termed modern; but, on the other hand, it is extremely probable that I may have confused the manners of two or three centuries, and introduced, during the reign of Richard the First, circumstances appropriated to a period either considerably earlier, or a good deal later than that era.
I cannot forget, that an intimate friend of mine in Lilliput, took the freedom in a warm day, when I had used a good deal of exercise, to complain of a strong smell about me, although I am as little faulty that way, as most of my sex: but I suppose his faculty of smelling was as nice with regard to me, as mine was to that of this people.
I like this novel," said the curate; "but I cannot persuade myself of its truth; and if it has been invented, the author's invention is faulty, for it is impossible to imagine any husband so foolish as to try such a costly experiment as Anselmo's.
The best proof is that on the stage and in dramatic competition, such plays, if well worked out, are the most tragic in effect; and Euripides, faulty though he may be in the general management of his subject, yet is felt to be the most tragic of the poets.
Elizabeth here felt herself called on to say something in vindication of his behaviour to Wickham; and therefore gave them to understand, in as guarded a manner as she could, that by what she had heard from his relations in Kent, his actions were capable of a very different construction; and that his character was by no means so faulty, nor Wickham's so amiable, as they had been considered in Hertfordshire.
Analogous, perhaps, to these trifling deformities, was an almost imperceptible twist of every joint, and the uneven prominence of the breast; forming a body, regular in its general outline, but faulty in almost all its details.
Let your most faulty characters always be on the wrong side, and your virtuous ones on the right.