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noun 
  1. The fatal flaw of a literary tragic hero
w:Creon, Creon's main and foremost was his excessive pride.
  1. (Christian theology): sin
Etymology: From Ancient Greek á (hamartia), meaning error or failure. From the verb á hamartanÅ, "to miss the mark".


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