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hamartia

noun as in fatal flaw

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Hamartia means originally a 'bad shot' or 'error', but is currently used for 'offence' or 'sin'.

That is not unmotived, however; it is of Aspatia's own choosing and of Amintor's hamartia.

The pathetic devotion of Aspatia is essential to our understanding of Amintor's tragic weakness, his hamartia.

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On this page you'll find 5 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to hamartia, such as: achilles' heel, failing flaw, tragic flaw, and weak point.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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