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Synonyms for shortcoming
ˈʃɔrtˌkʌm ɪŋshort·com·ing

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  1. defect, shortcomingnoun

    a failing or deficiency

    "that interpretation is an unfortunate defect of our lack of information"

    Synonyms:
    mar, fault, blemish, defect, flaw

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  1. shortcomingnoun

    Synonyms:
    defect, imperfection, fault, foible, failure

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How to use shortcoming in a sentence?

  1. White House:

    There are necessarily some shortcoming to that approach, that is why... the president's commitment to keeping guns out of the hands of those who shouldn't have them continues to be a priority of Scott Wilson federal legislative strategy.

  2. Andrew Stanton:

    She was apologizing still for her shortcoming that she thought she had for her short-term memory loss and she could easily forget Marlin and Nemo and not find them again. I felt that she was completely unresolved, finding Nemo.

  3. Steven Stack:

    Had we just projected realistic quantities, the public wouldn't have seen this as a shortcoming -- we would have recognized it for the incredible accomplishment it was to have even this much vaccine this fast.


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    • A. stringent
    • B. flush
    • C. affluent
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