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noun 
  1. A quirk, idiosyncrasy, or mannerism; unusual habit or way (usage is typically plural), that is slightly strange or silly.
Try to look past his foibles and see the friendly fellow underneath.
  1. A weakness or failing of character.
  2. (fencing) Part of a sword between the middle and the point, weaker than the forte.
adjective 
  1. (obsolete) weak.
Etymology: (1640-50) From faible "feeble".


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