Definition of 'foible'
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Where they part company is in their treatment of human foibles.Times, Sunday Times (2016) The Sun (2010) The Times Literary Supplement (2011) Times, Sunday Times (2013)
We all have our little foibles.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
With his sharp eye for human traits and foibles, his comments about people were delightfully piquant.Times, Sunday Times (2008) The Past is Before Us - feminism in action since the 1960s (1989) Times, Sunday Times (2009)
In many countries, the frank assessments of their weaknesses and foibles will be seen as tantamount to espionage.Times, Sunday Times (2010) Times, Sunday Times (2015)
I've enjoyed sharing the little foibles of the boat with them.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
A minister would come under intense pressure as a result of personal or financial foibles, or just sheer incompetence.Times, Sunday Times (2008) Christianity Today (2000) Times, Sunday Times (2015)
He can capture a physical moment in time; capture human foibles and frailties so that we can see our vulnerabilities and are able laugh at them.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Aren't there equally useful things to do with one's life than attack the foibles and weaknesses of the individual?Times, Sunday Times (2007)
So, how to live with the lovable quirks and foibles that so quickly will become the grit in the Vaseline of your relationship?Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Now I should point out that all three did have English as their second language and each with their own cultural quirks and foibles.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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