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Noun shoddiness has 2 senses
  1. shoddiness, trashiness - the quality of being cheaply imitative of something better
    --1 is a kind of worthlessness
  2. flimsiness, shoddiness - the property of weakness by virtue of careless construction
    --2 is a kind of weakness

Definitions from the Web



The term "shoddiness" refers to the quality or state of being poorly made, cheap, or inferior.

Senses and Usages:


1. The lack of quality or durability in a product or workmanship.
Example: The shoddiness of the furniture became evident when it started falling apart within a week.

2. The substandard performance or incompetence in the execution of a task or job.
Example: The shoddiness of the contractor's work resulted in multiple leaks in the newly constructed building.


1. Characterized by poor quality or workmanship.
Example: The shoddy construction materials led to the shoddiness of the building.


1. In a shoddy or inferior manner.
Example: The repair work was done shoddily, leading to further damage.

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