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flaw 1

 (flô)
n.
1. An imperfection, often concealed, that impairs soundness: a flaw in the crystal that caused it to shatter. See Synonyms at blemish.
2. A defect or shortcoming in something intangible: The two leaders share the flaw of arrogance.
tr.v. flawed, flaw·ing, flaws
To cause a flaw in; make defective: an argument that was flawed by specious reasoning.

[Middle English flaue, splinter, perhaps from Old Norse flaga, slab of stone; see plāk- in Indo-European roots.]

flaw 2

 (flô)
n.
A quick, intense burst, especially of wind, rain, or snow.

[Probably of Scandinavian origin; akin to Swedish flaga, gust of wind.]

flaw′y adj.

flawed

(flɔːd)
adj
characterized by a defect or imperfection: The scheme is fundamentally flawed..
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.flawed - having a blemish or flawflawed - having a blemish or flaw; "a flawed diamond"; "an irregular pair of jeans"
imperfect - not perfect; defective or inadequate; "had only an imperfect understanding of his responsibilities"; "imperfect mortals"; "drainage here is imperfect"

flawed

adjective
1. damaged, defective, imperfect, blemished, broken, cracked, chipped, faulty the unique beauty of a flawed object
Translations
فيه عَيْب أو خَلَل
kazovývadný
fejlbehæftet
gallaîur
kazový
defolukusurlu

flawed

[flɔːd] ADJ [system, goods] → defectuoso; [theory] → erróneo
the agreement is fatally flawedel acuerdo presenta fallos que lo condenan al fracaso

flawed

[ˈflɔːd] adjdéfectueux/euse
to be seriously flawed → comporter de sérieux défauts
to be fundamentally flawed → être foncièrement défectueux/euse

flawed

adjfehlerhaft; his logic was flawedseine Logik enthielt Fehler

flawed

[flɔːd] adj (complexion) → imperfetto/a; (china) → difettoso/a; (argument) → debole; (character) → pieno/a di difetti

flaw

(floː) noun
a fault; something which makes something not perfect. a flaw in the material.
flawed adjective
having a flaw. This china is flawed.
ˈflawless adjective
perfect. her flawless beauty.
References in classic literature ?
'First, are two flawed sapphires - one of two ruttees and one of four as I should judge.
There is one ruby of Burma, of two ruttees, without a flaw, and there is a balas-ruby, flawed, of two ruttees.
The flawed Diamond, cut up, would actually fetch more than the Diamond as it now is; for this plain reason-- that from four to six perfect brilliants might be cut from it, which would be, collectively, worth more money than the large-- but imperfect single stone.
The current SOSS report found that most applications were still rife with flawed components, though there has been some improvement on the Java front.
The Department of Homeland Security issued guidance on the software flaws last week, remarking that while software patches could improve performance, the only real fix was to replace the flawed chips.
Shear cracks initiate earlier and dominate the propagation process of single crack-like flawed specimens under a high loading rate by numerical simulation [33] and experimental tests [10].
Items were classified as flawed if they contained one or more than one flaw.
The system I think is flawed,' Lacson said in a text message.
In fact, in holding Peter up so high, we can easily miss the essential lesson his life teaches us: that when flawed people experience forgiveness through Jesus, they are freed and empowered to be faithful followers of Christ.
SourceDNA says that the day the flaw was identified and patched, they found about 20,000 of the 100,000 apps using AFNetworking were updated or had released apps after the flawed code was committed.
Versaci, "Fuzzy characterization of flawed metallic plates with eddy current tests," Progress In Electromagnetics Research, Vol.
She specializes in fitness-for-service (FFS) assessments of flawed structures with cracks, local thinning, pitting and corrosion.