What is another word for flaw?

Need synonyms for flaw? Here's a list of similar words from our thesaurus that you can use instead.

Noun
A shortcoming or weakness
more ❯
“His greatest flaw is that he closes himself off, in self-protective loneliness.”
Noun
A physical deformity that spoils the appearance or completeness of something
“Her tanned skin was angelic, without a single flaw or blemish.”
Noun
An error, mistake or glitch in a system, program or piece of work
“Testing of the software has exposed a critical flaw that needs to be fixed urgently.”
Noun
The state or condition of being implausible or unconvincing
“Circumstances would eventually expose the flaw in his argument.”
Noun
An act or judgment that is misguided or wrong
more ❯
Noun
Something that detracts or takes away
more ❯
Noun
A crack, split, or break in something
Noun
An abnormal feature, characteristic, or occurrence
Noun
A mistaken belief, especially one based on unsound arguments
Noun
The quality or characteristic of being uneven
Noun
An ambiguity or inadequacy in the law or a set of rules
Noun
A small cut or notch
Noun
A very strong wind
more ❯
Noun
A person's ruin or downfall
more ❯
Noun
A sudden and usually temporary growth of activity
more ❯
Noun
Someone or something with qualities or features that seem to conflict with one another
Verb
To reduce the soundness, effectiveness, or perfection of
more ❯
“Sometimes when the horses were being exercised, their droppings would flaw the immaculate roads.”
Find more words!
Use * for blank tiles (max 2) Advanced Search Advanced Search
Use * for blank spaces Advanced Search
Advanced Word Finder

Related Words and Phrases

Watch and Learn

See Also

Nearby Words
4-letter Words Starting With
Find Synonyms
go
Word Tools Finders & Helpers Other Languages More Synonyms
Copyright WordHippo © 2020