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synonyms for shortcomings

  • defect
  • deficiency
  • drawback
  • failing
  • fault
  • flaw
  • frailty
  • imperfection
  • lack
  • lapse
  • sin
  • weakness
  • bug
  • catch
  • demerit
  • infirmity

antonyms for shortcomings

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  • advantage
  • benefit
  • enough
  • extra
  • perfection
  • plenty
  • strength
  • strong point
  • success
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How to use shortcomings in a sentence

The shortcomings of centrally planned economies are well documented, and governments are usually not very good at innovation.
AMERICA’S TECHNOLOGICAL LEADERSHIP IS AT STAKE IN THIS ELECTIONGIDEON LICHFIELDOCTOBER 29, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
These advancements also speak to the shortcomings of search engines in their current state, as well as the direction that Google is taking in order to address them.
WHAT PASSAGE INDEXING AND NATURAL LANGUAGE PROCESSING MEAN FOR THE FUTURE OF SEOGEORGE NGUYENOCTOBER 27, 2020SEARCH ENGINE LAND
For another acute dissection of the report’s shortcomings, I recommend this thread by Alex Stapp, director of technology policy at the Progressive Policy Institute, a Democratic think tank that, in spite of its name, leans centrist.
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The novelty of an always-on digital assistant that users could beckon with their voice was enough to offset the audio shortcomings inherent to small speakers with sound fields that spread out in every direction.
GOOGLE’S NEST AUDIO SOUNDS REMARKABLY GOOD FOR A $99 SMART SPEAKERSTAN HORACZEKOCTOBER 6, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Since the straps are made of cotton, they are not as simple to clean as other extenders, but they make up for this shortcoming in the comfort department.
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Blending PPC and SEO not only generates stronger results but also balances out their respective shortcomings, offering marketers the best chance of success in the new ever-changing normal.
SYNERGIZED SEARCH IS KEY TO SUCCESS IN THE NEW NORMALASHER GORDONSEPTEMBER 28, 2020SEARCH ENGINE WATCH
But I like that kind of work—studying people, their individualities, their shortcomings, their accomplishments.
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Once so serenely convinced of her superiority, Leam was now as suspicious of her shortcomings, and was soon abashed.
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It formed no part of her plan to be drawn into a discussion respecting the defects and shortcomings of Algernon's wife.
A CHARMING FELLOW, VOLUME II (OF 3)FRANCES ELEANOR TROLLOPE
I thank you many times for the picture, which is a monstrous good picture, whatever its shortcomings as a portrait may be.
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