Flaw and Shortcoming

Flaw

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Flaw noun – Something that spoils the appearance or completeness of a thing.
Shortcoming is a synonym for flaw in defect topic. In some cases you can use "Shortcoming" instead a noun "Flaw", when it comes to topics like limitation, disadvantage, fault, inadequacy. popular alternative
Nearby Words: flawed, flawless, flawlessly
Synonyms for Flaw

Shortcoming

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Shortcoming noun – A defect in character.
Usage example: a wife who never tires of listing her husband's perceived shortcomings

Flaw is a synonym for shortcoming in defect topic. You can use "Flaw" instead a noun "Shortcoming", if it concerns topics such as thing, limitation, disadvantage, fault. popular alternative
Synonyms for Shortcoming

How words are described

common common flaw common shortcoming
single single flaw single shortcoming
obvious obvious flaw obvious shortcoming
real real flaw real shortcoming
Other adjectives: severe, main, greatest.

Both words in one sentence

  • With Great Power Comes Great Insanity In Project Horizons, we find that the Goddess likes to take every bad memory, every indication of a shortcoming or flaw, and shunt them into the head of Lacunae, an exiled alicorn whose position at Hoofington means she's not fully connected to the Unity and can be tuned out.
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