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Definition of "defectiveness" [defectiveness]

  • The state or quality of being defective. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "defectiveness" in a sentence
  • "Unabashed in its assertion of heart amidst perpetually complex and highly-integrated displays of structured defectiveness that are ingeniously and rhythmically played out through relatable everyday situations, this multi-dimensional testament to the complexity, ridiculousness and awkward clumsiness of multi-tiered family relations strikes a sentimental chord on just the right frequency."
  • "Thereafter, the emergence of prohibited emotion is experienced as a failure to embody the required ideal, an exposure of the underlying essential defectiveness or badness, and is accompanied by feelings of isolation, shame and self-loathing."
  • "Usually brain pan capacity is reduced, and mental defectiveness is obvious, in spelling, syntax, fixation on outdated ideas, and insistence on laughing (yuk-yuk) at their own unfunny jokes."