Less technical term for hamartia.
More example sentences
- In matching up the tragic hero and the villain, Aristotle indicates that the poet must take care to make the villain's strengths appropriate to take advantage of the hero's tragic flaws.
- But first, a look at his controversial predecessor, who achieved great things, but also had tragic flaws.
- Communism, for all its tragic flaws, was at least western in its conception, ideals, and desires.
Definition of tragic flaw in:
- The British & World English dictionary