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adjective as in impaired

adjective as in lacking

adjective as in untenable

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Roger Goodell has shown plenty of flawed judgment over his 15-odd years as NFL commissioner, but if ever a leader deserves credit for rising to a crisis and putting on this implausibly successful season, he does.

She was optimistic about Putin until 2008, she says, when a vote that the Council of Europe deemed flawed put Putin-backed candidate Dmitry Medvedev, then-First Deputy Prime Minister, in the President’s seat.

From Time

The show is famous for nominating a mix of acclaimed and seriously flawed programming, prompting many eye rolls on social media and around the entertainment industry.

I know he did things wrong, which does not … I’m not excusing anything because he’s a deeply flawed man, but that’s OK too.

From Ozy

Numerous public health experts condemned the research as both flawed and dangerous.

This is not because of bad leaders, or polarized politics, but because of a governing structure that is fatally flawed.

On the other end of the spectrum, there lies an artist like Lena Dunham, who engages in a flaunting of the flawed self.

The masterpiece is huge, but structurally flawed and terribly vulnerable to seismic activity.

Despite the actions of a flawed few, it is arguably the finest professional police force in the world.

Islands overrun by flawed people, both indigenous and imperialist.

Toward noon the wind flawed for half an hour, then dropped altogether.

A calm had fallen, as it does between trades in this flawed belt, an absolute calm.

He knew that the change was due when the southeast trade begins to harden through this flawed belt of calms and cross winds.

My flawed life has that to felicitate upon—that I have not spent it in fat lumps of writing, magazine tales and sex-novels.

It too is all the time under my skin though I write along but in this flawed song of myself.

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On this page you'll find 443 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to flawed, such as: awry, improper, untoward, bad, confused, and crooked.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.