Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: shortcoming
IPA transcription: [ʃ'ɔɹtk,ʌmɪŋ]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: defect, shortcoming
    Meaning: a failing or deficiency; "that interpretation is an unfortunate defect of our lack of information"
Usage examples
  • However, the culprit was much impressed with a sense of shortcoming as to the obligations he had undertaken; so the result was as satisfactory as if the quotation had been from the right service.