Thursday, December 1, 2011

peccadillo

peccadillo [ pek-uh’-DIL-oh ]
 noun ]
 MEANING :
 an insignificant or trivial sin, flaw or mistake
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 It is unfortunate that Bill Clinton will always be remembered for his peccadilloes rather than his sterling leadership that helped in turning around the moribund American economy.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
 Part of the problem now is that people seem to be more aware of his peccadilloes than any actions that he has taken to make the city better since he was elected.