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Daemon
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hamartia

(noun) The character flaw or error of a tragic hero that leads to his downfall.

Synonyms: tragic flaw

Usage: Many a noble literary character has been brought low by his hamartia.
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hamartia
Definition: (noun) The character flaw or error of a tragic hero that leads to his downfall.
Synonyms: tragic flaw
Usage: Many a noble literary character has been brought low by his hamartia.
Adyl Mouhei
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Daemon wrote:
hamartia

(noun) The character flaw or error of a tragic hero that leads to his downfall.

Synonyms: tragic flaw

Usage: Many a noble literary character has been brought low by his hamartia.
Adyl Mouhei
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The problem is that in our moments of strength, we tend to ignore our flaws until it is too late.
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Definition: (noun) The character flaw or error of a tragic hero that leads to his downfall.
Synonyms: tragic flaw
Usage: Many a noble literary character has been brought low by his hamartia.
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