Another word for fault
A moral delinquency
misdemeanor, weakness, failing, foible, vice, offense, wrongdoing, misdeed, transgression, crime, sin, impropriety, solecism, moral shortcoming, frailty, evil doing, delinquency, trespass, fall from virtue, fall from grace, loss of innocence, misconduct, dereliction, malpractice, malefaction, malfeasance, peccadillo, sins of omission and commission.
fault, in this comparison, refers to a definite, although not strongly condemnatory, imperfection in character her only fault is stubbornness; failing implies an even less serious shortcoming, usually a common one tardiness was one of his failings; weakness applies to a minor shortcoming that results from a lack of perfect self-control talking too much is my weakness; foible refers to a slight weakness that is regarded more as an amusing idiosyncrasy than an actual defect in character eating desserts first is one of his foibles; vice, although stronger in its implication of moral failure than any of the preceding terms, does not in this connection necessarily suggest actual depravity or wickedness gambling is his only viceat fault
Another word for faultnoun
An imperfection of character:failing, foible, frailty, infirmity, shortcoming, weakness, weak point. See better, help
Something that mars the appearance or causes inadequacy or failure:blemish, bug, defect, flaw, imperfection, shortcoming. See beautiful, better, help
Responsibility for an error or crime:blame, culpability, guilt, onus. See start