Definitions

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  • n. The quality of being faulty.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Quality or state of being faulty.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state of being faulty or imperfect; defect; error; badness; viciousness.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the state of being defective

Etymologies

faulty +‎ -ness (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • That love for music, especially that of a bygone era, led to the group's strongest album to date, 2010's "Halcyon Digest," which lyrically explored memories of the underground music scene pre-Internet, the teen fervor for such new sounds, and the ultimate faultiness of said memories.

    From Rap to the Rapture

  • I then thought that my father would be unjust if he ascribed my neglect to vice, or faultiness on my part; but I am now convinced that he was justified in conceiving that I should not be altogether free from blame.

    Chapter 3

  • Sources told The Wrap that Olbermann has been complaining about the technical glitches on the show in the most notable instance, faultiness on the set caused him to host the program against a completely black backdrop, Charlie Rose-style and has rankled his bosses with his controlling ways.

    Keith Olbermann At War With Current TV Bosses

  • Kors: Initial reports on the Corps and the faultiness of the levees were pretty brief.

    Joshua Kors: Q&A With Harry Shearer: Voice of The Simpsons Speaking Up for New Orleans

  • You also don't need to be a theist to realize the faultiness of assigning low probability to the presence of designers.

    Behe: ID rescues Common Descent

  • The faultiness cannot be narrowed down to one report; rather, it is their M.O. (modus operandi) which is faulty.

    OpEdNews - Diary: Heck of a job, Commie

  • If anything, what is taking place in Kenya is as much a product of the country's pre-colonial and colonial past as it is a product of the corrupt faultiness of the post-independence governments and can potentially happen, or has already happened, in other parts of Africa.

    Rethinking Africa's Unsteady Statehoods

  • The fact that the Government and the Judge can't get their facts straight again highlights the faultiness of the conviction.

    UPDATE ON THE DON SIEGELMAN INJUSTICE

  • The reason that everyone claims to be the largest, despite the faultiness of the counting, is that nobody is counting the same thing.

    Broadband Enterprises Raises $10M

  • We know the importance of random sampling, double-blind procedures, the inherent faultiness of self-reports, and control conditions.

    Archive 2008-11-01

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