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shortcomings

noun
plural of shortcoming

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a defect in character
  • a wife who never tires of listing her husband's perceived shortcomings

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“Shortcomings.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/shortcomings. Accessed 24 Jul. 2021.

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