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drawback

draw·back

drawback

 
pronunciation:
draw baek
part of speech: noun
definition: a thing that keeps something from being good or successful; flaw.
The one drawback to having a little sister is that I can't have my own room.
synonyms:
barrier, hindrance, hurdle, obstacle
antonyms:
benefit
similar words:
catch, check, curb, defect, disadvantage, fault, flaw, handicap, hitch, shortcoming, weakness