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What is another word for defective?

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Adjective
Imperfect or faulty
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“The list of faults included defective tyres, faulty brakes and defective steering.”
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Lacking or deficient
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“Responses to GIP have been shown to be defective in type 2 diabetic patients.”
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Mistaken, faulty, or in error
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Having less than fully functional limbs
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Not having all the necessary or appropriate parts
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Rickety in structure and easily damaged
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Not based on sound or reliable evidence or reasoning
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Having no use, purpose or reason
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Departing from an accepted standard
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Affected by a disease or illness
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Mentally deficient or underdeveloped
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Being naturally susceptible to weaknesses or error
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Erratic or out of control
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Displaying a lack of sensibleness or judgment
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