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Definition of Foible

Foible
Foible Foi"ble, a. [OF. foible. See Feeble.] Weak; feeble. [Obs.] --Lord Herbert.
Foible
Foible Foi"ble, n. 1. A moral weakness; a failing; a weak point; a frailty. A disposition radically noble and generous, clouded and overshadowed by superficial foibles. --De Quincey. 2. The half of a sword blade or foil blade nearest the point; -- opposed to forte. [Written also faible.] Syn: Fault; imperfection; failing; weakness; infirmity; frailty; defect. See Fault.

Meaning of Foible from wikipedia

- it is generally the goal to establish leverage by moving forte against foible, or forte to forte. Also see, #Prise de Fer. Counter-Attack An attack made...
- his friend. In the meantime, Mirabell's servant Waitwell is married to Foible, Lady Wishfort's servant. Waitwell pretends to be Sir Rowland and, on Mirabell's...
- Schilling, Melissa (2018). Quirky: The remarkable story of the traits, foibles, and genius of breakthrough innovators who changed the world. PublicAffairs...
- "just want[ed] to be funny, and villains tend to be funny because their foibles are all there to see." He often pla**** supporting roles, rather than the...
- news style of the Daily Show, instead frequently concentrating on the foibles of the host-character himself. The concept for The Report was first seen...
- Retrieved 18 September 2016. Frazier, Kendrick (1998). "Science and Reason, Foibles and Fallacies, and Doomsdays". Skeptical Inquirer. 22 (6): 6. Retrieved...
- over the opponent's weapon upon contact of one's forte with the opponent's foible (a situation of favourable leverage). Fencer Ridolfo Capo Ferro defined...
- figuring out how to make decisions about things whilst discarding human foibles? So, anecdotal evidence involves all your subjectivity—if we do it like...
- published 80 Caprichos prints depicting what he described as "the innumerable foibles and follies to be found in any civilized society, and from the common prejudices...
- informative and lively account of the Medici family, their finesse and foibles—extremely readable, though with a few factual and typographical errors...
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