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bad, defective, faulty.
detrimental, inferior, invalid, the pits, ill-suited, cruddy, baneful, bad, inadequate, sad, displeasing, godawful, bottom out, faulty, wrong, unsatisfactory, poorer, not good, wretched, most inferior, black, arrant, unfavorable, vile, poor, grody, inadvisable, irremediable, junky, unsound, unpleasant.
cracked, fractured, disfigured, gashed, Scabbed, notched, discolored, tarnished, distorted, Scored, Nicked, flawed, blotched, tainted, imperfect, abraded, scarred, defaced, damaged, Hacked, spotted, blemished, specked, freckled, stained, splotched, Scuffed, blistered, scratched, pockmarked, spoiled, marked, chipped, slit, marred, scraped, deformed, flecked, impure.
broken, not working
damaged, amiss, insufficient, seconds, out of order, incomplete, deficient, lacking, blemished, unfinished, wanting, sick, impaired, abnormal, on the bum, unsound, flawed, imperfect, faulty, injured, inadequate, unhealthy, poor, subnormal.
wanting, rarest, not up to scratch, found wanting, not cut out for, meager, not enough, unassembled, flawed, outta gas, third string, not make it.
false, incorrect, Misconceived, all off, miscalculated, misestimated, wrong number, erroneous, faulty, misjudged, fallacious, all wet, inaccurate, inexact, marred, illogical, flawed, mistaken, way off, distorted, Misconstrued, botched.
out to lunch, in a mess, haywire, amok, schizo, Flipped, Orderless, unglued, psycho.
bottom-of-barrel, blemished, blotched, inadequate, incomplete, broken, faulty, sketchy, two bit, spoiled, imperfect, tainted, flawed, unfinished, second-rate, deficient, bottom of barrel, few bugs, junker.
slovenly, imperfect, dirty, sordid, impure, obscene, unclean, blemished, immoral.
Unaccomplished, under construction, half-done, incomplete, Unexecuted, unconsummated, half done, Parter.
insufficient, out of, short of, incapable, too little too late, unfitted, unample.
Sans, coming up short, can't cut it, deprived of, not making it, not hacking it.
idiotic, unintellectual, cretinous, imbecilic, stupid, half-wit, moronic, unintelligent, foolish.
not right, misfigured, fluffed, out of line, Misconstrued, sophistical, ungrounded, off-target, on the wrong track, not precise.
bad, imperfect, faulty, abnormal, nonfunctional, malfunctioning.
Examples of usage:
– Colloquies on Society by Robert Southey
– History of the Thirty-Ninth Congress of the United States by Wiliam H. Barnes
– Paul Faber, Surgeon by George MacDonald
– Commercialized Prostitution in New York City by George Jackson Kneeland
– A Study of Recent Earthquakes by Charles Davison