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See definition of faults on Dictionary.com
  • nounblame, sin; mistake
  • nounphysical defect

synonyms for faults

  • blunder
  • crime
  • defect
  • error
  • failing
  • flaw
  • guilt
  • indiscretion
  • lapse
  • liability
  • misconduct
  • miscue
  • misdeed
  • negligence
  • offense
  • omission
  • oversight
  • responsibility
  • transgression
  • weakness
  • wrong
  • wrongdoing
  • accountability
  • answerability
  • culpability
  • delinquency
  • dereliction
  • foible
  • frailty
  • impropriety
  • inaccuracy
  • infirmity
  • malfeasance
  • malpractice
  • misdemeanor
  • onus
  • slip
  • slip-up
  • solecism
  • trespass
  • vice
  • evil doing
  • loss of innocence
  • peccancy
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antonyms for faults

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  • accuracy
  • advantage
  • behavior
  • care
  • correction
  • good deed
  • irresponsibility
  • kindness
  • obedience
  • perfection
  • remembrance
  • right
  • strength
  • strong point
  • success
  • correctness
  • propriety
  • benefit
  • blessing
  • good
  • soundness
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How to use faults in a sentence

I came here, as I supposed, a fairly good Christian, with an average amount of piety and an average number of faults.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
It was wise in him to do so, and thus to draw men's thoughts from Planner's faults to his own unquestioned merits.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Still, though he had committed great faults, he had shown a surprising ability in extricating himself from their consequences.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
Nevertheless (through too much kindness), all these faults were pardoned after they had been looked into.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
He should give the bailee notice of all the faults in the thing bailed that would expose him to danger or loss in keeping it.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
Do not be continually watching for faults, that you may display your own superior wisdom in correcting them.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
If those who were his equals would have none of him because of his father's faults, then he would not seek them.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
And their common father had never seen aught but the faults of Marius and the virtues of Florimond.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Doubtless he had felt it incumbent on himself to sing my praises, for he had always been blind to my faults.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
Whatever might have been their faults, or even their crimes, in other countries, in these their conduct had been exemplary.
JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE TO BRAZILMARIA GRAHAM
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