- flawed flawed [flɔːd ǁ flɒːd] adjectivehaving a mistake or weakness:
• The plane crashed as a result of a flawed engine fan disk.
• Outside experts warned the study could be deeply flawed.
* * *flawed UK US /flɔːd/ adjective► having or containing one or more faults, mistakes, or weaknesses: »
Don't rush to another flawed conclusion.badly/deeply/seriously flawed »
These results were the outcome of a process that seems to have been deeply flawed.»
The system is not just broken but fundamentally flawed.»
Financial and business terms. 2012.