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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The property of weakness by virtue of careless construction; The quality of being cheaply imitative of something better.

Usage examples (36)
  • CEO Katsuaki Watanabe offered apologies and acknowledeged to reporters that Toyota's long run of "shoddiness" was jeopardizing the company.
  • Cubasch is a better test; he was not able to replicate Mann – see here; also von Storch has reported Mann’s "shoddiness" here.
  • The shoddiness of your work disrespects your reader.
  • And in this case the shoddiness comes entirely from Mr. Sargent. for more
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