Synonyms for (adjective) nonfunctional

Synonyms: nonfunctional

Definition: not having or performing a function

Similar words: nonstructural

Definition: not structural


Similar words: ornamental, decorative, cosmetic

Definition: serving an esthetic rather than a useful purpose

Usage: cosmetic fenders on cars; the buildings were utilitarian rather than decorative


Synonyms: nonfunctional, malfunctioning

Definition: not performing or able to perform its regular function

Usage: a malfunctioning valve

Similar words: wrong, amiss, awry, haywire

Definition: not functioning properly

Usage: something is amiss; has gone completely haywire; something is wrong with the engine


Similar words: defective, bad

Definition: not working properly

Usage: a bad telephone connection; a defective appliance


Similar words: out of whack

Definition: out of balance or out of adjustment

Usage: the front wheel of my bicycle is out of whack


Similar words: run-down

Definition: having the spring unwound

Usage: a run-down watch