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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fawl-tee]
    • /ˈfɔl ti/
    • /ˈfɔːltɪnəs /
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fawl-tee]
    • /ˈfɔl ti/

Definitions of faultiness word

  • adjective faultiness having faults or defects; imperfect. 1
  • noun faultiness The quality of being faulty. 1

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Origin of faultiness

First appearance:

before 1300
One of the 15% oldest English words
First recorded in 1300-50, faulty is from the Middle English word fauty. See fault, -y1

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Parts of speech for Faultiness


faultiness popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 92% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

faultiness usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for faultiness

noun faultiness

  • falsehood — a false statement; lie. Synonyms: fabrication, prevarication, falsification, canard, invention, fiction, story.
  • deception — Deception is the act of deceiving someone or the state of being deceived by someone.
  • misinterpretation — An instance of misinterpreting.
  • untruth — the state or character of being untrue.
  • heresy — opinion or doctrine at variance with the orthodox or accepted doctrine, especially of a church or religious system.

Antonyms for faultiness

noun faultiness

  • reality — the state or quality of being real.
  • fairness — the state, condition, or quality of being fair, or free from bias or injustice; evenhandedness: I have to admit, in all fairness, that she would only be paid for part of the work.
  • frankness — plainness of speech; candor; openness.
  • honesty — the quality or fact of being honest; uprightness and fairness.
  • truthfulness — telling the truth, especially habitually: a truthful person.

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