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Definition of Defect

Defect

  1. Want or absence of something necessary for completeness or perfection; deficiency; -- opposed to superfluity.
  2. Failing; fault; imperfection, whether physical or moral; blemish; as, a defect in the ear or eye; a defect in timber or iron; a defect of memory or judgment.
  3. To fail; to become deficient.
  4. To injure; to damage.

Defect Quotations

Some people feel guilty about their anxieties and regard them as a defect of faith but they are afflictions, not sins. Like all afflictions, they are, if we can so take them, our share in the passion of Christ.
C. S. Lewis

Our body has this defect that, the more it is provided care and comforts, the more needs and desires it finds.
Saint Teresa of Avila

To be suspicious is not a fault. To be suspicious all the time without coming to a conclusion is the defect.
Lu Xun

Memory depends very much on the perspicuity, regularity, and order of our thoughts. Many complain of the want of memory, when the defect is in the judgment; and others, by grasping at all, retain nothing.
Thomas Fuller

To realize that you do not understand is a virtue; Not to realize that you do not understand is a defect.
Lao Tzu
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Defect Translations

defect in German is defekt
defect in Norwegian is mangel, hoppe av, feil
defect in Spanish is defecto, vicio, defectuoso
defect in Swedish is fel, felaktighet, lyte
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