defectiveness
noun see defective I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • defectiveness — defective ► ADJECTIVE 1) imperfect or faulty. 2) lacking or deficient. DERIVATIVES defectively adverb defectiveness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • Defectiveness — Defective De*fect ive, a. [L. defectivus: cf. F. d[ e]fectif. See {Defect}.] 1. Wanting in something; incomplete; lacking a part; deficient; imperfect; faulty; applied either to natural or moral qualities; as, a defective limb; defective timber;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • defectiveness — noun The state or quality of being defective …   Wiktionary

  • defectiveness — de·fec·tive·ness || dɪ fektɪvnɪs n. quality of being impaired, deficiency, retardation …   English contemporary dictionary

  • defectiveness — de·fec·tive·ness …   English syllables

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