Rather than a flaw that heightens her appeal, it is a flaw that makes her difficult to forgive.
We are all flawed,” he once acknowledged, “and my flaw is that I can sometimes be aggressive, even mean.
“Perhaps that [sympathy] was a flaw caused by getting to know him,” Issacson reflected.
The flaw in U.S. policy is that Washington is trying to influence China as if it alone had the power to do so.
The flaw in Gaga's ointment too was is in part that she was upstaged by Kanye.
He was willing to make the most of any flaw in the aliens' character.
The Inspector seized on the one flaw left him for defense against her indictment.
However, a Christian is never so perfect himself, as not to look over a flaw in his neighbour.
The most carping could have found no flaw in the quiet taste of his attire.
If perfection be held to consist in the absence of flaw, the hermit's is unquestionably the more nearly perfect song of the two.
early 14c., "a flake" (of snow), also in Middle English "a spark of fire; a splinter," from Old Norse flaga "stone slab, flake" (see flagstone); sense of "defect, fault" first recorded 1580s, first of character, later (c.1600) of material things; probably via notion of a "fragment" broken off.
early 15c. (implied in flawed); see flaw (n.). Related: Flawing.