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foi·ble

foible

 
 
pronunciation:
foI bl
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a minor flaw or weakness in personality, character, or behavior.
Lying about his age is one of his foibles.
synonyms:
failing, frailty, imperfection, shortcoming
similar words:
blemish, defect, eccentricity, fault, flaw, hang-up, quirk, vice, weakness
definition 2: a sword blade's weaker part, from the middle to the point.
similar words:
blade