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demerit

noun

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a defect in character
  • my keyboarding has the advantage of speed but the demerit of inaccuracy

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“Demerit.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/demerit. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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