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hamartia

noun ha·mar·tia \ˌhä-ˌmär-ˈtē-ə\

Definition of HAMARTIA

Origin of HAMARTIA

Greek, from hamartanein to miss the mark, err
First Known Use: 1913

Other Literature Terms

apophasis, bathos, bildungsroman, bowdlerize, caesura, coda, doggerel, euphemism, poesy, prosody

hamartia

noun ha·mar·tia \ˌhäm-ˌär-ˈtē-ə also hə-ˈmär-sh(ē-)ə\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of HAMARTIA

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