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ACHILLES' HEEL

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Achilles' heel mean? 

ACHILLES' HEEL (noun)
  The noun ACHILLES' HEEL has 1 sense:

1. a seemingly small but actual mortal weakness

  Familiarity information: ACHILLES' HEEL used as a noun is very rare.


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ACHILLES' HEEL (noun)


Sense 1Achilles' heel [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A seemingly small but actual mortal weakness

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Hypernyms ("Achilles' heel" is a kind of...):

soft spot; weak part; weak spot (a place of especial vulnerability)


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