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Damaged vs. Defective

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Damagedverb

simple past tense and past participle of damage

Defectiveadjective

Having one or more defects.

Damagedadjective

Suffered a damage.

Defectiveadjective

Lacking some forms; e.g., having only one tense or being usable only in the third person.

Damaged

changed so as to reduce value, function, or other desirable trait; - usually not used of persons. Opposite of undamaged.

Defectiveadjective

Having a root whose final consonant is weak (ي, و, or ء).

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Damaged

Rendered imperfect by impairing the integrity of some part, or by breaking. Opposite of unbroken.

Defectivenoun

A person or thing considered to be defective.

Damaged

being unjustly brought into disrepute; as, her damaged reputation.

Defectiveadjective

Wanting in something; incomplete; lacking a part; deficient; imperfect; faulty; - applied either to natural or moral qualities; as, a defective limb; defective timber; a defective copy or account; a defective character; defective rules.

Damaged

made to appear imperfect; - especially of reputation; as, the senator's seriously damaged reputation.

Defectiveadjective

Lacking some of the usual forms of declension or conjugation; as, a defective noun or verb.

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Damagedadjective

harmed or injured or spoiled;

‘I wont't buy damaged goods’; ‘the storm left a wake of badly damaged buildings’;

Defectivenoun

Anything that is defective or lacking in some respect.

Damagedadjective

being unjustly brought into disrepute;

‘a discredited politician’; ‘her damaged reputation’;

Defectivenoun

One who is lacking physically or mentally.

Damagedadjective

especially of reputation;

‘the senator's seriously damaged reputation’; ‘a flyblown reputation’; ‘a tarnished reputation’; ‘inherited a spotted name’;

Defectiveadjective

having a defect;

‘I returned the appliance because it was defective’;

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Defectiveadjective

markedly subnormal in structure or function or intelligence or behavior;

‘defective speech’;

Defectiveadjective

not working properly;

‘a bad telephone connection’; ‘a defective appliance’;

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