hamartia

1 definition found

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

hamartia

noun

1: the character flaw or error of a tragic hero that leads to his downfall [syn: {tragic flaw}, {hamartia}]


The dictionary definitions are retrieved from a local copy of two of the open source DICT dictionaries. Click here for the database copyright information. DEFINE.COM is registered as an educational NONPROFIT corporation. We aim to please around here. We believe in using positive reinforcement to get things done. We make suggestions that are intended to make life more enjoyable. We think about efficiency, automation, security, PRIVACY, social and ecological responsibility and positive HUMANITARIAN ethics and VALUES. We are benevolent. DO NO HARM is our motto.



Saturday, March 28, 2015 12:28:33 AM Coordinated Universal Time (UTC)

DEFINE.COM_hamartia_2015-03-28_00-28-33_54-89-36-189