Definitions of flawed

  1. having a blemish or flaw; " a flawed diamond"
  2. of Flaw

Usage examples for flawed

  1. Lanyard woke up the next morning to view from his stateroom deadlights vistas illimitable of flat blue flawed by hardly a wrinkle; only by watching the horizon was one aware of the slow swell of the sea, its sole perceptible motion. – Alias The Lone Wolf by Louis Joseph Vance
  2. How flawed nature was in this and every other respect. – An Apostate: Nawin of Thais by Steven Sills
  3. So Julian went to Harton, and, after a time, thoroughly enjoyed his life there, and was unharmed by the trials which must come to every schoolboy; so that when he came back for his first holidays, the mother saw with joy and pride that her jewel was not flawed and remained undimmed in lustre. – Julian Home by Dean Frederic W. Farrar
  4. Her fingers went in to retrieve a hoop of heavy silver, in the midst of which was sunk a flawed topaz. – The Coast of Chance by Esther Chamberlain Lucia Chamberlain
  5. She had seen him at a crisis when he had been on the verge of collapse like a bridge whose centre rests upon a span of flawed steel. – The Tempering by Charles Neville Buck