The definition of a shortcoming is a failing or something that is considered to be a flaw.
An example of a shortcoming is when you are a messy and disorganized person.
A falling short of what is expected or required; defect or deficiency.
Shortcoming Sentence Examples
This is not a shortcoming of our imaginations but rather a simple reality.
Fred's biggest shortcoming is that's he's not afraid enough!
A tolerably evident shortcoming of such a doctrine is that, while declaring the quantitative determination of matter to be the individual element in the individual, it gives no account of how such quantitative determination arises.
This is the one failing of his art: it is also the shortcoming of his poetry.
But he had still in him more than twenty years of vigorous vitality, and, not conscious to himself of any shortcoming, looked forward, now his hands were free, to doing battle for his doctrines.