Origin of hamartia
Examples from the Web for hamartia
Hamartia means originally a 'bad shot' or 'error', but is currently used for 'offence' or 'sin'.The Poetics|Aristotle
That is not unmotived, however; it is of Aspatia's own choosing and of Amintor's hamartia.
The pathetic devotion of Aspatia is essential to our understanding of Amintor's tragic weakness, his hamartia.
Word Origin for hamartia
Greek, literally "fault, failure, guilt," from hamartanein "to fail of one's purpose; to err, sin," originally "to miss the mark."