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See definition of malfunctioning on Dictionary.com
  • as injammed
  • as inon the fritz
  • as infaulty
  • as inact up (malfunction)
  • as income unglued

synonyms for malfunctioning

  • blocked
  • clogged
  • swollen
  • wedged
  • barred
  • caught
  • fast
  • fastened
  • fixed
  • frozen
  • lodged
  • obstructed
  • sandwiched
  • trammeled
  • warped
  • immovable
  • out of order
  • stiff
  • unworkable
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antonyms for malfunctioning

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  • impermanent
  • unfixed
  • clear
  • empty
  • loose
  • operating
  • vacant
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      How to use malfunctioning in a sentence

      Meanwhile, dogs have about 850 receptor types and mice about 1,100 or 1,200, so they are capable of discerning a much greater variety of smells—including those produced by the malfunctions of our bodies.
      THE DOCTOR WILL SNIFF YOU NOW - ISSUE 95: ESCAPELINA ZELDOVICHFEBRUARY 3, 2021NAUTILUS
      Additional funding will also ease perennial problems of US democracy, like long lines or voting machine malfunctions.
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      One of the most egregious malfunctions happened in Michigan in 2013.
      THE COMING WAR ON THE HIDDEN ALGORITHMS THAT TRAP PEOPLE IN POVERTYKAREN HAODECEMBER 4, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
      The wiring on all of these things can fray, overheat, malfunction and start a fire.
      HINTS FROM HELOISE: OVERLOADING YOUR OUTLETS? YOU MAY RISK AN ELECTRICAL FIRE.HELOISE HELOISEDECEMBER 3, 2020WASHINGTON POST
      This type of error is common, Mahar said, and often due to human error or computer malfunction.
      FOR THREE HOURS, AN OBSCURE COUNTY BOARD IN MICHIGAN WAS AT THE CENTER OF U.S. POLITICSKAYLA RUBLE, TOM HAMBURGER, DAVID FAHRENTHOLDNOVEMBER 19, 2020WASHINGTON POST
      He envisaged a future free of pool hall smells and the glandular malfunctioning of his predator owner.
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      It is a typical example of malfunctioning, probably as vivid as the language of politics.
      THE CIVILIZATION OF ILLITERACYMIHAI NADIN
      As a result carbon deposits form that eventually cause malfunctioning of the spark plugs, valves, and combustion chambers.
      THE FIRST AIRPLANE DIESEL ENGINE: PACKARD MODEL DR-980 OF 1928ROBERT B. MEYER
      We find pleasure in them because they tend to excuse our badly malfunctioning circuits.
      HUMAN ERRORRAYMOND F. JONES
      But the medics think it was some malfunctioning of the lungs.
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