Foi·ble a. Weak; feeble. [Obs.]
1. A moral weakness; a failing; a weak point; a frailty.
A disposition radically noble and generous, clouded and overshadowed by superficial foibles. --De Quincey.
2. The half of a sword blade or foil blade nearest the point; -- opposed to forte. [Written also faible.]
Syn: -- Fault; imperfection; failing; weakness; infirmity; frailty; defect. See Fault.
n 1: a behavioral attribute that is distinctive and peculiar to
an individual [syn: idiosyncrasy, mannerism]
2: the weaker part of a sword's blade from the forte to the tip