amiss, awry, below par, below standards, beneath standards, blemished, broken, bruised, crippled, damaged, deficient, deformed, distorted, falling short, faultful, faulty, flawed, impaired, imperfect, imperfectus, inadequate, incomplete, incondite, incorrect, infirm, injured, inoperative, insufficient, lacking, lame, marred, mutilated, out of order, unfinished, unsound, wanting, warped, weak
associated concepts: defective and unsafe condition, defective condition, defective construction, defective in form, defective in substance, defective instrumentality, defective machinery, defective materials, defective or dangerous condition, defective product, defective service of process, defective title, defective workmanship or material, defective writ, mentally defective, products liability
bad (inferior), blemished, broken (fractured), deficient, faulty, imperfect, inferior (lower in quality), insufficient, marred, non compos mentis, nonsubstantial (not sturdy), peccable, poor (inferior in quality), undesirable, unsound (fallacious), unsound (not strong)
Burton's Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006
adj.Flawed or insufficient; lacking something necessary to completion.
The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008.
Incapable of fulfilling its function, due to an error or flaw.Category: Personal Finance & RetirementCategory: Real Estate & Rental PropertyCategory: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits
Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. Gerald N. Hill, Kathleen Thompson Hill. 2009.
adj. Of a product or process, that it contains an error or flaw affecting performance; of a pleading or document, that it contains a shortcoming potentially causing its invalidity or leading to its dismissal.
Webster's New World Law Dictionary. Susan Ellis Wild. 2000.