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  • fault fault  /ˈfɔlt/ ?  a wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention

    fault meaning(s) 

    1. (n) a wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention
    2. (n) an imperfection in an object or machine
    3. (n) the quality of being inadequate or falling short of perfection
    4. (n) (geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other
    5. (n) (electronics) equipment failure attributable to some defect in a circuit (loose connection or insulation failure or short circuit etc.)
    6. (n) responsibility for a bad situation or event
    7. (n) (sports) a serve that is illegal (e.g., that lands outside the prescribed area)
    8. (v) put or pin the blame on

    Synonym(s)

    fault usage(s)

    1. Her fault, because she assumed that the store would repair the transponder and aim it properly.
    2. No-fault divorce reflected our selfish determination to do what was convenient for adults, and it has been, on balance, a disaster.
  • fault line fault line  (geology) line determined by the intersection of a geological fault and the…
  • faultfinder faultfinder  /ˈfɔlt ˌfaɪn də/ ?  someone who is critical of the motives of others
  • faultfinding faultfinding  persistent petty and unjustified criticism
  • faultier faultier  having a defect
  • faultiest faultiest  having a defect
  • faultily faultily  in an inaccurate manner
  • faultiness faultiness  the state of being defective
  • faulting faulting  /ˈfɔl tɪŋ/ ?  (geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement…
  • faultless faultless  without fault or error
  • faultlessly faultlessly  without a fault; in a faultless manner
  • faultlessness faultlessness  the quality of being without an error or fault
  • faulty faulty  /ˈfɔl ti/ ?  having a defect
  • faun faun  /fɔn/ ?  ancient Italian deity in human shape, with horns, pointed ears and a goat's tail;…
  • fauna fauna  /ˈfɔ nə/ ?  all the animal life in a particular region or period
  • faunae faunae  all the animal life in a particular region or period
  • fauntleroy fauntleroy  /ˈfɔntlə ˌrɔ ɪ/ ?  an excessively polite and well-dressed boy
  • faunus faunus  (Roman mythology) ancient rural deity; later considered a counterpart of Greek Pan
  • faust faust  /ˈfaʊst/ ?  an alchemist of German legend who sold his soul to Mephistopheles in exchange…
  • faustian faustian  /ˈfɔs tʃən/ ?  pertaining to or resembling or befitting Faust or Faustus especially…
  • fausto paolo sozzini fausto paolo sozzini  Italian theologian who argued against Trinitarianism (1539-1604)
  • faustus faustus  /ˈfɔ stəs/ ?  an alchemist of German legend who sold his soul to Mephistopheles in…
  • faustus socinus faustus socinus  Italian theologian who argued against Trinitarianism (1539-1604)
  • fauteuil fauteuil  /ˈfəʊ tɜr ɪ/ ?  an upholstered armchair
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