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synonyms for failings

  • defect
  • deficiency
  • drawback
  • error
  • failure
  • fault
  • flaw
  • foible
  • frailty
  • imperfection
  • weakness
  • infirmity
  • miscarriage
  • misfortune
  • vice
  • blind spot
  • weak point
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antonyms for failings

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  • advantage
  • benefit
  • perfection
  • strength
  • strong point
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How to use failings in a sentence

Neither mother nor daughter ever uttered one word to each other in reference to the failings of the husband and father.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
Two persons will not be friends long if they are not inclined to pardon each others little failings.
THE 'CHARACTERS' OF JEAN DE LA BRUYREJEAN DE LA BRUYRE
It hurt him to see all the little faults and failings of this divinity brought out by closer proximity.
THE LIFE & LETTERS OF PETER ILICH TCHAIKOVSKYMODESTE TCHAIKOVSKY
He had, however, some serious failings which brought trouble both on his people and himself.
THE POLITICAL HISTORY OF ENGLAND - VOL. X.WILLIAM HUNT
Like every hero the world has ever seen, he had his defects and failings, for it is given to no man to be perfect.
REMINISCENCES OF CHARLES BRADLAUGHGEORGE W. FOOTE
Although the government carried some highly beneficial measures it was not free from the usual whig failings.
THE POLITICAL HISTORY OF ENGLAND - VOL. X.WILLIAM HUNT
For whatever this Habsburg's failings, fear was not one of them.
THE SECRET WITNESSGEORGE GIBBS
All Fiji knows his failings, otherwise I should not have alluded to them.
WANDERINGS AMONG SOUTH SEA SAVAGES AND IN BORNEO AND THE PHILIPPINESH. WILFRID WALKER
I will therefore speak particularly of some of our failings which lean to virtue's side.
GIRLS AND WOMENHARRIET E. PAINE (AKA E. CHESTER}
Before he fired he saw the Martian's bold smile; whatever failings Hekalu Selba had, cowardice was not among them.
THE REVOLT OF THE STAR MENRAYMOND GALLUN
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