- having faults or defects; imperfect.
Origin of faulty
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Examples from the Web for faultiness
Disport yourself; but let your faultiness be concealed by a decent stealthiness.
I have seen many goals scored from faultiness in this respect.Association Football
I can match you in faultiness and in changefulness and in hope.The Precipice
Elia Wilkinson Peattie
Broglio's friends say he himself knew the faultiness of this zigzag form, but had been overruled.History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. XX. (of XXI.)
The hulks which might have served had also failed; the faultiness of their internal management had been fully proved.
- defective or imperfect
- archaic culpable
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Word Origin and History for faultiness
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