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Definition of Flaw

Flaw

  1. A crack or breach; a gap or fissure; a defect of continuity or cohesion; as, a flaw in a knife or a vase.
  2. A defect; a fault; as, a flaw in reputation; a flaw in a will, in a deed, or in a statute.
  3. A sudden burst of noise and disorder; a tumult; uproar; a quarrel.
  4. A sudden burst or gust of wind of short duration.
  5. To crack; to make flaws in.
  6. To break; to violate; to make of no effect.

Flaw Quotations

Better a diamond with a flaw than a pebble without.
Confucius

Better to be a strong man with a weak point, than to be a weak man without a strong point. A diamond with a flaw is more valuable that a brick without a flaw.
William J. H. Boetcker

I think my biggest flaw is my insecurity. I'm terribly insecure. I'm plagued with insecurities 24/7.
Madonna Ciccone

I like the fact that in ancient Chinese art the great painters always included a deliberate flaw in their work: human creation is never perfect.
Madeleine L'Engle

The flaw in, say, austerity, is that its success is predicated on the relative exactitude of math rather than the shifting, liquid imperfection of people's lives.
Steven Weber
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Flaw Translations

flaw in German is Fehlerstelle, Mangel
flaw in Italian is difetto, lancio, vizio
flaw in Latin is macula
flaw in Norwegian is feil, mangel
flaw in Spanish is desperfecto, brinco, falla
flaw in Swedish is spricka
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