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Defectiveness

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Noun

1. defectiveness, faultiness

the state of being defective

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Defectiveness

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adjective
1. 
having a defect or flaw; imperfect; faulty
2. 
(of a person) below the usual standard or level, esp in intelligence
3. grammar
(of a word) lacking the full range of inflections characteristic of its form class, as for example must, which has no past tense

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Defectiveness

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adjective
1. 
having a defect or defects; imperfect; faulty
2.  Grammar
lacking some of the usual forms of inflection
“ought” is a defective verb
3. 
having a physical or mental defect; subnormal
noun
4.  US
a person with some physical or mental defect
5.  Grammar
a defective word

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Defectiveness

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adj.
1. Having or showing a defect; faulty: a defective appliance.
2. Grammar Lacking one or more of the inflected forms normal for a particular category of word, as the verb may in English.
n.
Offensive
One who has a physical or mental disability.

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