Definition of defectiveness in English:

defectiveness

noun

  • See defective

    • ‘Of course, it may be easier to tell that the good or building is of a lesser quality if its defectiveness becomes manifest but this does not change the nature of the complaint.’
    • ‘Admittedly a number of factors will contribute to the moral defectiveness and the aesthetic defectiveness of the work in question.’
    • ‘Contrary to an occasionally voiced view, it is irrelevant whether the producer in question was in a position to recognise the defectiveness in his product.’
    • ‘The Act does not mention the cost of the product as a factor in determining defectiveness.’
    • ‘There now exists a vast repository of images that make it harder to maintain this kind of moral defectiveness.’

Pronunciation

defectiveness

/dɪˈfɛktɪvnəs/