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synonyms for congenital defect

  • congenital abnormality
  • congenital anomaly
  • congenital disorder
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In spite of this acknowledged defect, many of the best players in this country regard it as a legitimate and helpful device.
THE RECENT REVOLUTION IN ORGAN BUILDINGGEORGE LAING MILLER
I supply Ne lak (defect) in hem, to make some sense; the F. text does not help here.
CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 1 (OF 7) -- ROMAUNT OF THE ROSE; MINOR POEMSGEOFFREY CHAUCER
A note that is payable on a contingency is not negotiable, and the happening of the event does not cure the defect.
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Even then, if the buyer has examined the goods and has discovered a defect, there is no warranty.
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This reading means—'I knew in her no other defect'; which, as no defect has been mentioned, seems inconsistent.
CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 1 (OF 7) -- ROMAUNT OF THE ROSE; MINOR POEMSGEOFFREY CHAUCER
Gallantry is a weakness of the heart, or perhaps a constitutional defect; coquetry is an irregularity of the mind.
THE 'CHARACTERS' OF JEAN DE LA BRUYREJEAN DE LA BRUYRE
The lookouts gave free vision in all directions except directly below the hull, and a series of mirrors corrected this defect.
ASTOUNDING STORIES, MAY, 1931VARIOUS
Instances of this defect are but too thickly sown through the piece; for example the following rant.
THE WORKS OF JOHN DRYDEN, VOLUME 4 (OF 18)JOHN DRYDEN
The merit of the simple suspension bridge is its cheapness, and its defect is its flexibility.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
If you will allow me to say it, I think his extra word ‘very’ stands explained: it is attributable to a defect of memory.
THE MAN THAT CORRUPTED HADLEYBURGMARK TWAIN
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WORDS RELATED TO CONGENITAL DEFECT

  • abnormality
  • congenital anomaly
  • congenital defect
  • congenital malformation
  • deformity
  • disability
  • mutation
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