What is another word for peccadillo?

186 synonyms found


[ pˌɛkɐdˈɪlə͡ʊ], [ pˌɛkɐdˈɪlə‍ʊ], [ p_ˌɛ_k_ɐ_d_ˈɪ_l_əʊ]

Peccadillo is a word that refers to a small or minor sin, indiscretion or fault committed by an individual. It could be a harmless offense, misdemeanor or misbehavior that is not serious enough to warrant severe punishment. Some synonyms for peccadillo include foible, misdeed, shortcoming, fault, lapse, slip, misdemeanor, indiscretion, failing, error, transgression, frailty, and weakness. These synonyms all describe minor offenses that someone can commit without necessarily causing significant harm to others or themselves. It is crucial to be mindful of the words we use and the context in which we use them to avoid offending or belittling others.

Synonyms for Peccadillo:

How to use "Peccadillo" in context?

1. peccadillo is a very small sin or offence.

2. It is a casual mistake or misstep, usually harmless.

3. It may be a breach of etiquette or good manners.

4. Peccadillo is Spanish for "failure," "imperfection," or "vulnerability."

5. A peccadillo is like a blemish or flaw: something that can diminish the value or attractiveness of something else.

6. Peccadillo can be a way to show humility or sensitivity.

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