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Synonyms for fault

Synonyms for fault

something that mars the appearance or causes inadequacy or failure

responsibility for an error or crime

to find fault with

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an imperfection in an object or machine

the quality of being inadequate or falling short of perfection

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(geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other

(electronics) equipment failure attributable to some defect in a circuit (loose connection or insulation failure or short circuit etc.)

responsibility for a bad situation or event

(sports) a serve that is illegal (e.g., that lands outside the prescribed area)

put or pin the blame on

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Continually throughout the article, Grossman fails to analyze the violence of our own military, which bombs foreign nations as I write, and instead finds fault elsewhere.
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And she finds fault with sex educators who treat teenage sexuality as simply uncontrollable rather than merely difficult to control.