tragic flawtragic flaw
The definition of a tragic flaw is the part of a character that will lead to their destruction or unhappiness.
An example of a tragic flaw is Romeo's impulsive behavior in Romeo and Juliet.
in a tragedy, a character flaw, as pride, that leads to the downfall of the protagonist
A flaw in the character of the protagonist of a tragedy that brings the protagonist to ruin or sorrow.