Definition of defectual in English:

defectual

adjective

Medicine
rare
  • Characterized by defects; of the nature of a defect; defective.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in The New Testament of Jesus Christ. From classical Latin dēfectus defect + -al, probably after e.g. effectual.

Pronunciation

defectual

/dɪˈfɛktjʊəl//dɪˈfɛktʃʊəl//dɪˈfɛktʃ(ʊ)l/