Definition of flawed in English:

flawed

adjective

  • 1Blemished, damaged, or imperfect in some way.

    ‘flawed crystals’
    • ‘The towering sculpture, made out of one piece of flawed marble, has been acclaimed internationally for its depiction of male beauty.’
    • ‘He has informed us that there is a process, and not a rare one, of wastage or discharge of flawed fertilized ova.’
    unsound, defective, faulty, distorted, inaccurate, incorrect, erroneous, imprecise, fallacious, wrong
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    1. 1.1 (of a person) having a weakness in character.
      ‘a flawed hero’
      • ‘Petersen's film draws out the tragedy without pandering to the mainstream, and is populated by flawed heroes rather than knights in shining armour.’
      • ‘The best devices are surprising plot twists and a flawed hero who redeems himself by solving the crime.’
      • ‘His superb portrayal of Charlie lends him great stature, yet exposes him as a flawed and frustrated man.’
      • ‘Fitz took the archetype of the flawed hero to new extremes.’
      • ‘Is the BBC staffed by flawed human beings who will occasionally make mistakes?’
      • ‘And scumbags and moral dilemmas abound on the way to an apocalyptic finale for our flawed hero.’
      • ‘This rollicking rethink of The Scottish Play gives a laugh-a-minute take on the downfall of a flawed hero and his psychotically ambitious wife.’
      • ‘It has the grandeur of a true epic, a thrilling, if flawed hero, momentous political struggles, bravery, love and death.’
      • ‘I hope baseball sees fit to extend some leniency to a flawed human being who made a serious mistake.’
      • ‘It is a compelling account of a commonly flawed man who accepted the sacrifices of service and survived with honor.’
      • ‘Crowe is stoic and selfless - a perfectly flawed hero worth rooting for.’
      • ‘It's unusual to have such a flawed hero in a major picture.’
      • ‘Though I might wax too melodramatic in saying so, Trust is even, perhaps, a story of what it is to be a flawed, human hero.’
      • ‘Ripley Holden is a flawed hero; a charismatic family man who trained at the school of hard knocks.’

Pronunciation

flawed

/flôd//flɔd/