Meaning of DEFECT in English

DEFECT

n. Function: noun

1

Synonyms: BLEMISH , flaw, vice

Related Words: failing, fault, foible, frailty; infirmity, weakness; deficiency, imperfection, shortcoming

Contrasted Words: excellence, faultlessness, impeccability; merit, perfection, virtue

2

Synonyms: ABSENCE , dearth, default, lack, ||miss, privation, want

Related Words: scantiness, scarceness, scarcity, shortage

Contrasted Words: overage, overplus, superfluity, surplus, surplusage

Antonyms: excess

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