Origin of foible
Examples from the Web for foible
Not that I particularly wish to know; because curiosity is a foible that I detest.Single Life|John Baldwin Buckstone
Mrs. Vint had pricked his conscience, but she had wounded his foible.
Apart from trickery and fraud, to imitate seems to be a foible of humanity.Windows, A Book About Stained & Painted Glass|Lewis F. Day
However, curiosity is the foible of her sex, and I accompanied her daily to the encampment without a murmur.Brothers of Pity and Other Tales of Beasts and Men|Juliana Horatia Gatty Ewing
Vagueness was his foible, the relaxation of an intellect uncomfortably keen.The Helpmate|May Sinclair