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synonyms for weaknesses

  • deficiency
  • failing
  • flaw
  • fragility
  • frailty
  • gap
  • instability
  • lack
  • lapse
  • shortcoming
  • vulnerability
  • appetite
  • blemish
  • debility
  • decrepitude
  • delicacy
  • enervation
  • faintness
  • fault
  • feebleness
  • fondness
  • impairment
  • imperfection
  • impotence
  • inclination
  • inconstancy
  • indecision
  • infirmity
  • invalidity
  • irresolution
  • languor
  • liking
  • passion
  • penchant
  • powerlessness
  • predilection
  • proclivity
  • prostration
  • senility
  • taste
  • vice
  • vitiation
  • Achilles heel
  • chink in armor
  • soft spot
  • sore point
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antonyms for weaknesses

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  • advantage
  • enough
  • perfection
  • plenty
  • strength
  • strong point
  • success
  • ability
  • antipathy
  • disinclination
  • dislike
  • hate
  • hatred
  • health
  • indifference
  • loathing
  • robustness
  • soundness
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How to use weaknesses in a sentence

In Peter's character we have a remarkable combination of great natural talents and virtues, with peculiar weaknesses.
GOSPEL PHILOSOPHYJ. H. WARD
But it soon appeared that many who could not help smiling at Burnet's weaknesses did justice to his abilities and virtues.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
Our deficiencies, our weaknesses (the sense of them), make us use such care and exertions as to prove advantages to us.
NOTES AND QUERIES, NUMBER 192, JULY 2, 1853VARIOUS
But on the other hand she had few attractive feminine qualities, and no amiable weaknesses.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IJOHN LORD
A good God would not punish weaknesses which He knows to be inherent in human nature.
SUPERSTITION IN ALL AGES (1732)JEAN MESLIER
The weaknesses of Fieldas revealed in his two independent comedieswere of a nature more evasive, less capable of definition.
THE FATAL DOWRYPHILIP MASSINGER
He lives in perpetual fear lest some mishap should unfold his weaknesses and secret faults.
LETTERS TO EUGENIAPAUL HENRI THIRY HOLBACH
Notwithstanding its weaknesses the work was received with favour by the critics, the most pronounced conservatives not excepted.
FREDERICK CHOPIN AS A MAN AND MUSICIANFREDERICK NIECKS
But I knew that such weaknesses as this were not safe, and shut peremptorily down on them.
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE EVIDENCEOLIVER ONIONS
The covert sneers at and the openly-expressed compassion for his comrade's whims, weaknesses, and deficiencies, tell a tale.
FREDERICK CHOPIN AS A MAN AND MUSICIANFREDERICK NIECKS
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