AskDefine | Define flawed

Dictionary Definition

flawed adj : having a blemish or flaw; "a flawed diamond" [syn: blemished]

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Pronunciation

Adjective

  1. That has or have a flaw.
    Flawed diamonds are generally not used in jewellery.
    His design a perpetual motion machine is flawed because water does not flow uphill.

Translations

Extensive Definition

A flaw is a defect, fault, or imperfection.
Flaw may also refer to:

See also

flawed in German: Fehler

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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