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  • nounblemish, imperfection
  • verbbreak from belief, faith

synonyms for defects

  • bug
  • crack
  • deficiency
  • deformity
  • error
  • fault
  • flaw
  • glitch
  • injury
  • irregularity
  • lack
  • mistake
  • shortage
  • shortcoming
  • weakness
  • birthmark
  • blot
  • blotch
  • break
  • catch
  • check
  • discoloration
  • drawback
  • failing
  • foible
  • frailty
  • gap
  • gremlin
  • hole
  • infirmity
  • kink
  • knot
  • mark
  • marring
  • patch
  • rift
  • scar
  • scarcity
  • scratch
  • seam
  • second
  • sin
  • speck
  • spot
  • stain
  • taint
  • unsoundness
  • vice
  • want
  • rough spot
  • weak point
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antonyms for defects

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  • abundance
  • accuracy
  • advantage
  • benefit
  • blessing
  • certainty
  • correction
  • correctness
  • enough
  • good
  • perfection
  • plenty
  • right
  • strength
  • strong point
  • success
  • sufficiency
  • truth
  • blank
  • boon
  • clarity
  • cleanliness
  • closure
  • line
  • improvement
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How to use defects in a sentence

Nor are these defects compensated by any high degree of merit in the delineation of the characters.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
He must keep a reasonably careful lookout for other travelers in order to avoid collision; also for defects in the highway.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
Individual pallet chests are cheaper to make and they have none of the defects named above.
THE RECENT REVOLUTION IN ORGAN BUILDINGGEORGE LAING MILLER
Never by word or action notice the defects of another; be charitable, for all need charity.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
But in spite of these talents the Marshal's actual record as a soldier is spoiled by his defects of character.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
In the domain of politics I should make use of the indigenous institutions and serve them by curing them of their proved defects.
THIRD CLASS IN INDIAN RAILWAYSMAHATMA GANDHI
The town is handsome, especially when seen from the river side, where its defects are not observed.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
Nevertheless, Euripides has beauties, and Sophocles still more; but they have much greater defects.
A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, VOLUME 1 (OF 10)FRANOIS-MARIE AROUET (AKA VOLTAIRE)
Some, looking upon the defects of the period that followed, have thought of that influence as distinctly injurious.
THE ENGLISH CHURCH IN THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURYCHARLES J. ABBEY AND JOHN H. OVERTON
Its catechetical form, and the somewhat formal composure of its style, did not strike past readers as defects.
THE ENGLISH CHURCH IN THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURYCHARLES J. ABBEY AND JOHN H. OVERTON
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