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noun as in weak point

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After all, wearOS has been around for a while and received plenty of updates, but still has its share of shortcomings.

As a result, many advertisers that had been guaranteed to reach the usual number of people will likely be owed so-called “make-goods,” in which the networks run an advertiser’s ads to make up for the delivery shortcoming.

From Digiday

Stacey Hronowski and Artem Pasyechnyk founded the company after identifying a shortcoming in Metrc.

Among the PPP program’s many shortcomings was its failure to reach businesses owned by women and people of color, with enormous sums of money instead being directed to franchise locations of national chain restaurants.

From Eater

Recognizing this shortcoming, last year, we collected data on our staff, board, readers, events, podcast guests and stories to get a comprehensive idea of how well we reflected the region.

It also requires that liberals think differently about politics and not interpret every Obama shortcoming as some kind of sellout.

It was a classic case of admitting a shortcoming and making it a strength.

I saw PTSD not as some mental defect or shortcoming inside myself, but instead as an enemy.

As long as they believed Saraswati was infallible, any dissatisfaction they experienced was a personal shortcoming.

Then he can only look his love and loyalty, wistfully, as if he felt his own shortcoming in the matter of speech.

It came to that at last, that I could not bear to speak to him of any shortcoming as to one of his own clergymen.

Their discretion was regarded 'as a certain cure for every shortcoming of the law and every evil arising out of it.'

Still, no hesitation or serious shortcoming appeared in their fulfilment of duties.

But it must be allowed that democracy stood for a great deal in our shortcoming.


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On this page you'll find 70 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to shortcoming, such as: defect, deficiency, drawback, failing, fault, and flaw.

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