Definitions for "Tragic flaw"
Keywords:  downfall, hero, flaw, tragedy, heroine
a flaw or defect in a tragedy's hero or heroine that eventually causes his or her downfall.
the character flaw or error of a tragic hero that leads to his downfall
a literary term that refers to a personality trait of a main character that leads to his or her downfall
Keywords:  hamartia, see
See hamartia.