Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Word Wednesdays: Hamartia

noun


def.: tragic flaw; moral error or deficit; unwitting mistake


as in

While looking up this word in different places, I found out that its harmatia is having so many varying definitions!


For Example:
Merriam-Webster: Tragic Flaw
Collins English Dictionary: Character Flaw Leading to Downfall
Dictionarist: Terrible Mistake
Wikipedia: All of the Above (and Sin)

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