[ fawlt-lis ]
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  1. without fault, flaw, or defect; perfect.

Origin of faultless

First recorded in 1300–50, faultless is from the Middle English word fautles.See fault, -less

Other words for faultless

Other words from faultless

  • fault·less·ly, adverb
  • fault·less·ness, noun

Words Nearby faultless

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How to use faultless in a sentence

  • The faultless cast also includes Robert Stack, Felix Bressart, Lionel Atwill, Stanley Ridges, Sig Ruman, and Charles Halton.

    The Star-Crossed Hamlet | David Thomson | October 10, 2008 | THE DAILY BEAST
  • It is better to play the simplest airs in a finished, faultless manner, than to play imperfectly the most brilliant variations.

  • The book is admirable; as a series of sermons illustrative of the canon of literary good taste it is faultless.

    Ways of War and Peace | Delia Austrian
  • Many a heart beats as those happy, sunny eyes gaze on the lovely-made dolls, dressed in faultless fashion.

    Ways of War and Peace | Delia Austrian
  • Joseph is one of the most interesting characters of the Bible, one of the most fortunate, and one of the most faultless.

  • She's a woman of faultless character, but her instincts, as Altiora would say, are anarchistic—when she gives them a chance.

    The New Machiavelli | Herbert George Wells

British Dictionary definitions for faultless


/ (ˈfɔːltlɪs) /

  1. without fault; perfect or blameless

Derived forms of faultless

  • faultlessly, adverb
  • faultlessness, noun

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