(Of someone who displays a particular commendable quality) to an extent verging on excess: you’re kind, caring and generous to a fault
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- Nevertheless, incumbent officeholders, candidates, and aspirants are pragmatic to a fault, and their main concern is with winning elections.
- When I was in high school, my honors English teacher once said to me that my writing was ‘concise to a fault.’
- She was generous to a fault and belonged to a generation of people who never counted the cost of community involvement but gave themselves wholeheartedly to the overall good.