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  • 61weakness — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Lack of strength Nouns 1. weakness, feebleness, debility, debilitation, infirmity, decrepitude, inanition; weariness, enervation, impotence; paleness, colorlessness; disability, attenuation, senility,… …

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  • 62deficiency — I (Roget s IV) n. 1. [The state of being lacking] Syn. scarcity, insufficiency, paucity; see lack 1 . 2. [A lack] Syn. want, need, loss; see lack 2 . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. imperfection, lack, shortcoming, insufficiency, inadequacy,… …

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  • 63frailty — I (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Quality of being weak] Syn. fragility, weakness, debility, delicacy, infirmity, feebleness, decrepitude, daintiness, puniness, slightness, frangibility, susceptibility, brittleness, softness, flaccidity, unsubstantiality,… …

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  • 64inadequacy — I (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Inferiority] Syn. ineptitude, incompetence, insufficiency; see inability , lack 1 . 2. [A defect] Syn. flaw, drawback, shortcoming, deficiency; see defect 2 , lack 2 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun 1. The condition or state …

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  • 65limitation — I (Roget s IV) n. 1. [The act of limiting] Syn. restriction, obstruction, deprivation, hindrance, restraint, constraint, deterrence, control, determent, prohibition, repression, suppression, discouragement, interdiction, cutoff, interception,… …

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  • 66Inequality — (Roget s Thesaurus) >Difference of quantity or degree. < N PARAG:Inequality >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 inequality inequality Sgm: N 1 disparity disparity imparity Sgm: N 1 odds odds Sgm: N 1 difference difference &c. 15 Sgm: N …

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  • 67Inferiority — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Inferiority >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 inferiority inferiority minority subordinacy Sgm: N 1 shortcoming shortcoming deficiency Sgm: N 1 minimum minimum Sgm: N 1 smallness smallness &c. 32 …

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  • 68Incompleteness — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Incompleteness >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 incompleteness incompleteness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 deficiency deficiency short measure Sgm: N 1 shortcoming shortcoming &c. 304 Sgm: N 1 insufficiency insufficiency &c. 6 …

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  • 69Insufficiency — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Insufficiency >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 insufficiency insufficiency Sgm: N 1 inadequacy inadequacy inadequateness Sgm: N 1 incompetence incompetence &c.(impotence) 158 Sgm: N 1 deficiency deficiency… …

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  • 70Imperfection — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Imperfection >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 imperfection imperfection Sgm: N 1 imperfectness imperfectness &c.???adj. Sgm: N 1 deficiency deficiency Sgm: N 1 inadequacy inadequacy &c.(insufficiency) 640 Sgm: N 1 peccancy …

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  • 71Noncompletion — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Noncompletion >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 noncompletion noncompletion nonfulfillment Sgm: N 1 shortcoming shortcoming &c. 304 Sgm: N 1 incompleteness incompleteness &c. 53 Sgm: N 1 drawn battle drawn battle drawn game …

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  • 72fault — n 1 imperfection, deficiency, shortcoming Analogous words: flaw, defect, *blemish: weakness, infirmity (see corresponding adjectives at WEAK) Antonyms: excellence 2 Fault, failing, frailty, foible, vice are comparable when they mean an… …

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  • 73defect — de•fect n. [[t]ˈdi fɛkt, dɪˈfɛkt[/t]] v. [[t]dɪˈfɛkt[/t]] n. 1) a fault or shortcoming; imperfection 2) lack of something essential: a defect in hearing[/ex] 3) to desert a cause, country, etc.: to defect to the West[/ex] • Etymology: 1375–1425;… …

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  • 74ὑστερήσεις — ὑστέρημα shortcoming fem nom/voc pl (attic epic) ὑστέρημα shortcoming fem nom/acc pl (attic) ὑστέρησις fem nom/voc pl (attic epic) ὑστέρησις fem nom/acc pl (attic) ὑστερέω to be behind aor subj act 2nd sg (epic) ὑστερέω to be behind fut ind act… …

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  • 75handicap — [n1] disadvantage affliction, baggage*, barrier, block, burden, detriment, disability, drawback, encumbrance, hangup*, hindrance, impairment, impediment, injury, limitation, load, millstone, obstacle, psychological baggage*, restriction,… …

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  • 76fault — Negligence; an error or defect of judgment or of conduct; any deviation from prudence, duty, or rectitude; any shortcoming, or neglect of care or performance resulting from inattention, incapacity, or perversity; a wrong tendency, course, or act; …

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  • 77fault — Negligence; an error or defect of judgment or of conduct; any deviation from prudence, duty, or rectitude; any shortcoming, or neglect of care or performance resulting from inattention, incapacity, or perversity; a wrong tendency, course, or act; …

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  • 78fault — [fôlt] n. [ME faute < OFr faulte, a lack < VL * fallita < * fallitus, for L falsus: see FALSE] 1. Obs. failure to have or do what is required; lack 2. something that mars the appearance, character, structure, etc.; defect or failing 3.… …

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  • 79short·com·ing — /ˈʃoɚtˌkʌmıŋ/ noun, pl ings [count] 1 : a weakness in someone s character : a personal fault or failing Her lack of attention to detail is her biggest shortcoming. usually plural He has many more strengths than shortcomings. 2 : a bad feature : a …

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  • 80Deficiencies — Deficiency De*fi cien*cy, n.; pl. {Deficiencies}. [See {Deficient}.] The state of being deficient; inadequacy; want; failure; imperfection; shortcoming; defect. A deficiency of blood. Arbuthnot. [1913 Webster] [Marlborough] was so miserably… …

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