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Shortcoming Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • a failing or deficiency; "that interpretation is an unfortunate defect of our lack of information"

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  • a failing or deficiency; "that interpretation is an unfortunate defect of our lack of information"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Shortcoming'


  • Shortcomings: A shortcoming is a character flaw. Shortcomings may also be: Shortcomings (SATC episode), an episode of the television series Sex and the City Shortcomings
  • You Can Make Me Dance, Sing or Anything (Even Take the Dog for a Walk, Mend a Fuse, Fold Away the Ironing Board, or Any Other Domestic Shortcomings): Walk, Mend a Fuse, Fold Away the Ironing Board, or Any Other Domestic Shortcomings)" was the last official single by British rock group Faces. It later

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* It is not the critic that counts not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles or the doer of deeds could have them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the Arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood who strives valiantly who errs and comes short again and again, because there is no effort without error and shortcoming but he who does actually strive to do the deed who knows the great devotion who spends himself in a worthy cause, who at the best, knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who at the worst, if he fails while daring greatly, knows that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls, who know neither victory nor defeat. - Theodore Roosevelt


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  • Rahm Emanuel's biggest shortcoming is spelled out by a cabbie
    The story of the cabdriver and the politician isn't an epic Chicago political saga. Read more on this news related to 'Shortcoming'
  • Microsoft Movie Creator finally brings needed video features to Windows Phone
    In July, we dinged Microsoft’s Video Tuner editing app for Windows Phone because of a lack of video-stitching capabilities. A new Microsoft app, Movie Creator , fixes that shortcoming. The app seems to provide what the average Windows Phone user wants from a video app: the ability to shoot short clips, import them, combine them via the use of pre-packaged themes Read more on this news related to 'Shortcoming'
  • Would Disney spin off Disneyland? Corporate breakup talk 'jumps the shark'
    The suggestion that Disney spin off its theme parks says more about the lengths investment pros are now going to promote financial engineering feats than about any shortcoming of Disney itself. Read more on this news related to 'Shortcoming'

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