faulting faulting  /ˈfɔl tɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) (geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other

Usage(s):

  1. Haggard wasn't alone in faulting the policy, and he doesn't claim to be the impetus, but as president of the National Association of Evangelicals, he gets listened to.
  2. Rather than faulting her for muffing health-care reform, they rewarded her for trying.
  3. Most of his pronouncements, however, are carefully couched so as to imply dissent without specifically faulting the President.

News

  • Legislative restraint

    nta’s June 12 letter, “Lawmakers”: Putinta praises our Democratic majority lawmakers in the State Legislature for passing so many bills as doing the “job” they were sent to do and faulting member of the U.S. Congress for not passing much legislation and being the “least productive in history.”
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Ventura County Star

Quotes

  1. "Anybody can make a mistake, but I'm just faulting the carelessness. If everything was right in the way he tried to secure that ball and then he drops it. that is the way it goes," Washington said.
    on Sep 17, 2007 By: Ron Washington Source: USA Today

  2. Knox said: "I am not faulting anyone for how they went about the business in warm and humid conditions that are a bit foreign to Scotland. But we created several opportunities to score and we are not just talking about half-chances. We have to take...
    on Aug 16, 2006 By: Archie Knox Source: Sportinglife.com

  3. "I couldn't put in first serves and was double faulting," said Hewitt. "He puts a lot pressure on anyone's service games. He has a good compact return."
    on Mar 4, 2006 By: Lleyton Hewitt Source: The Age

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