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demerit

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  1. a defect in character <as a typist she has the advantage of speed but the demerit of inaccuracy> Synonyms fault, dereliction, failing, foible, frailty, shortcoming, sin, vice, want, weaknessRelated Words blot, spot, stain; blemish, deficiency, flaw, imperfection, minus, nit; Achilles' heel, soft spot; corruption, depravity, evil, immorality, sinfulness, wickednessNear Antonyms excellence, perfection; goodness, integrity, morality, probity, rectitude, righteousnessAntonyms merit, virtue


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