Synonyms for flaw

Synonyms for (noun) flaw

Synonyms: flaw

Definition: an imperfection in a plan or theory or legal document that causes it to fail or that reduces its effectiveness

Similar words: imperfection, imperfectness

Definition: the state or an instance of being imperfect


Synonyms: flaw

Definition: defect or weakness in a person's character

Usage: he had his flaws, but he was great nonetheless

Similar words: failing, weakness

Definition: a flaw or weak point

Usage: he was quick to point out his wife's failings


Synonyms: defect, flaw, fault

Definition: an imperfection in an object or machine

Usage: a flaw caused the crystal to shatter; if there are any defects you should send it back to the manufacturer

Similar words: imperfection, imperfectness

Definition: the state or an instance of being imperfect

Synonyms for (verb) flaw

Synonyms: blemish, flaw

Definition: add a flaw or blemish to; make imperfect or defective

Similar words: damage

Definition: inflict damage upon

Usage: The snow damaged the roof; She damaged the car when she hit the tree