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shortcoming

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of shortcoming

  1. a defect in character a wife who never tires of listing her husband's perceived shortcomings Synonyms demerit, dereliction, failing, foible, frailty, fault, 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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