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defectively

See definition of defectively on Dictionary.com
  • as inbadly
  • as inpoorly

synonyms for defectively

  • awkwardly
  • clumsily
  • poorly
  • abominably
  • blunderingly
  • carelessly
  • crudely
  • erroneously
  • faultily
  • feebly
  • haphazardly
  • imperfectly
  • incompetently
  • ineffectively
  • ineptly
  • maladroitly
  • negligently
  • shoddily
  • stupidly
  • unfavorably
  • unfortunately
  • unsatisfactorily
  • unskillfully
  • unsuccessfully
  • weakly
  • wrong
  • wrongly

antonyms for defectively

MOST RELEVANT
  • adequately
  • calmly
  • little
  • mildly
  • morally
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How to use defectively in a sentence

Unless the record shown me is defectively made out I think it can be successfully defended against.
THE PAPERS AND WRITINGS OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN, VOLUME SIXABRAHAM LINCOLN
Then one day a defectively wired machine came sliding along, and dutifully Sam hooked it up and flipped the switch.
THE ODYSSEY OF SAM MEECHAMCHARLES E. FRITCH
It is unequally and often unjustly or defectively administered.
GLIMPSES INTO THE ABYSSMARY HIGGS
And he says that this world (aeon) was constructed defectively by Dominions and Principalities of evil.
SIMON MAGUSGEORGE ROBERT STOW MEAD
Such is an outline of Marshall's argument, as inaccurately and defectively reported.
THE LIFE OF JOHN MARSHALL (VOLUME 2 OF 4)ALBERT J. BEVERIDGE
Without it we work in the dark, and therefore feebly, defectively.
ESSAYS STHETICALGEORGE CALVERT
Defectively executed securities, settlements and advancements need no equivalent and need not be acted on in order to be reformed.
AN INTRODUCTION TO THE PHILOSOPHY OF LAWROSCOE POUND
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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