What is another word for defects?

Pronunciation: [dˈiːfɛkts] (IPA)

Defects are flaws or imperfections in something. There are several synonyms that can be used interchangeably with the word defects. Some examples include blemishes, shortcomings, issues, malfunctions, drawbacks, faults, and problems. Depending on the context and the nature of the defect, some synonyms may be more appropriate than others. For instance, blemish is commonly used to refer to a small defect or flaw in appearance. Conversely, malfunction is a synonym that typically pertains to a technical or mechanical problem with a device or system. Regardless of the synonym used to describe a defect, it generally indicates that something is not functioning as intended.

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Usage examples for Defects

Every man must rid himself of the defects of his qualities.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Gospel of St. John, Vol. I"
Marcus Dods
Distrust of her own powers was not in the number of her Ladyship's defects.
"The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II)"
Charles James Lever
I suppose you have no moral weakness you want to change, no defects in your character that you want to better?
"Contemporary One-Act Plays Compiler: B. Roland Lewis"
Sir James M. Barrie George Middleton Althea Thurston Percy Mackaye Lady Augusta Gregor Eugene Pillot Anton Tchekov Bosworth Crocker Alfred Kreymborg Paul Greene Arthur Hopkins Paul Hervieu Jeannette Marks Oscar M. Wolff David Pinski Beulah Bornstead Herma

Famous quotes with Defects

  • All the perplexities, confusion and distress in America arise, not from defects in their Constitution or Confederation, not from want of honor or virtue, so much as from the downright ignorance of the nature of coin, credit and circulation.
    John Adams
  • It is only imperfection that complains of what is imperfect. The more perfect we are the more gentle and quiet we become towards the defects of others.
    Joseph Addison
  • Never judge a work of art by its defects.
    Washington Allston
  • Even though I love my mother, I didn't want to make an idealized portrait of her. I'm fascinated more by her defects - they are funnier than her other qualities.
    Pedro Almodovar
  • At 30 a man should know himself like the palm of his hand, know the exact number of his defects and qualities, know how far he can go, foretell his failures - be what he is. And, above all, accept these things.
    Albert Camus

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