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Defective is a 9 letter word which starts with the letter D and ends with the letter E for which we found 2 definitions.

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

Syllable Information

The word defective is a 9 letter word that has 3 syllable 's . The syllable division for defective is: de-fec-tive

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