What is the meaning of the word 'foible' in German?

foible - schwache seite, schwäche

Some sentence examples which use the word 'foible'

  • People tolerate her foibles because of her old age.
  • His foible was omnipotence, and he aped the gods of Greece in turn.
  • But this is a harmless little foible in the English whale-hunters, which the Nantucketer does not take much to heart; probably, because he knows that he has a few foibles himself.
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