Flawed



[flawd] /flɔd/

adjective
1.
characterized by ; having imperfections:
a flawed gem; a seriously flawed piece of work.
[flaw] /flɔ/
noun
1.
a feature that mars the perfection of something; defect; fault:
beauty without flaw; the flaws in our plan.
2.
a defect impairing legal soundness or validity.
3.
a crack, break, breach, or rent.
verb (used with object)
4.
to produce a flaw in.
verb (used without object)
5.
to contract a flaw; become cracked or defective.
/flɔː/
noun
1.
an imperfection, defect, or blemish
2.
a crack, breach, or rift
3.
(law) an invalidating fault or defect in a document or proceeding
verb
4.
to make or become blemished, defective, or imperfect
/flɔː/
noun
1.

2.
(obsolete) an outburst of strong feeling
n.

early 14c., “a flake” (of snow), also in Middle English “a spark of fire; a splinter,” from Old Norse flaga “stone slab, flake” (see flagstone); sense of “defect, fault” first recorded 1580s, first of character, later (c.1600) of material things; probably via notion of a “fragment” broken off.
v.

early 15c. (implied in flawed); see flaw (n.). Related: Flawing.

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