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Overview of noun demerit

The noun demerit has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. demerit

(a mark against a person for misconduct or failure; usually given in school or armed forces; "ten demerits and he loses his privileges")

2. demerit, fault

(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")

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