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Definition 1: not having or performing a function - [adjective denoting all]

(nonfunctional is similar to ...) not structural

(nonfunctional is similar to ...) serving an esthetic rather than a useful purpose

"cosmetic fenders on cars" "the buildings were utilitarian rather than decorative"

(means also ...) not ready for service

"unserviceable equipment may be replaced"

(... are attributes of nonfunctional) what something is used for

"the function of an auger is to bore holes" "ballet is beautiful but what use is it?"

Definition 2: not performing or able to perform its regular function - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where nonfunctional or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a malfunctioning valve

Synonyms for nonfunctional in the sense of this definition

(nonfunctional is similar to ...) not functioning properly

"something is amiss" "has gone completely haywire" "something is wrong with the engine"

(nonfunctional is similar to ...) not working properly

"a bad telephone connection" "a defective appliance"

(nonfunctional is similar to ...) out of balance or out of adjustment

"the front wheel of my bicycle is out of whack"

(nonfunctional is similar to ...) having the spring unwound

"a run-down watch"

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