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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 system I think is flawed,' Lacson said in a text message.
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.
Results: Overall percentage of flawed item was 67% for the year 2009 of which 21% were for testwiseness and 40% were for irrelevant difficulty.
This flawed template, known as an active template library or ATL, was shipped as part of Microsoft Visual Studio, a Web application development platform.
Unfortunately, some units either don't file a report or they only take a stab at it, allowing flawed data or mistakes.
The National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty, our nation's oldest organization fighting capital punishment, believes the capital punishment system is fatally flawed and should be abolished in every state across the nation.
Arnold Rampersad, the senior editor of The Oxford Anthology of African American Poetry, writes that in compiling this collection, "We would not include a poem simply because it was thought to be of historical importance, or of some other significance, if we saw it as also technically flawed in some obvious way.
Scorsone's support for Bill C-6 "was strongly based on the fact that without this flawed legislation, the alternative is a vacuum on reproductive technologies in which anything could happen.
But perhaps stemming from the old and flawed assumption that history is only justified as a basis for theory, he largely sticks to a core of canonic texts, buildings and writers, a fixed repertoire for their analysis, such as proportionally-governed 'traces regulateurs' to compare paintings by Mondrian and Corb, and a view that words, forms and ideas have direct correspondence.