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Definition of 'demerit'

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Noun

  1. a mark against a person for misconduct or failure; usually given in school or armed forces; "ten demerits and he loses his privileges"
  2. the quality of being inadequate or falling short of perfection; "they discussed the merits and demerits of her novel"; "he knew his own faults much better than she did"
       Synonyms: fault
       Antonyms: merit virtue


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