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Defects of Characters

Defects of CHARACTER
 

 

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DEFECT

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DEFECT

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DEFECT

 

Abusing others

 

Fear *

 

Pessimism

 

Anger 7

 

Filthy-mindedness

 

Prejudice

 

Arguing

 

Gluttony 7

 

Pride 7

 

Arrogance

 

Gossiping *

 

Procrastination *

 

Boasting 

 

Greed 7

 

Recklessness

 

Cheating

 

Hate *

 

Resentment *

 

Closed-mindedness

 

Hopelessness

 

Revenge

 

Cold-heartedness

 

Immodesty

 

Sarcasm

 

Complaining

 

Impatience *

 

Secretiveness

 

Controlling others

 

Injustice

 

Self condemnation *

 

Corrupt companions

 

Insincerity *

 

Self-indulgence

 

Cowardice

 

Insulting

 

Self-justification *

 

Criticizing *

 

Intolerance

 

Self-pity *

 

Dependency

 

Irresponsibility

 

Selfishness *

 

Destructiveness

 

Jealousy *

 

Sloth 7

 

Deviousness

 

Laziness *

 

Theft

 

Dishonesty *

 

Lewdness

 

Thrill-seeking

 

Enviousness * 7

 

Lust 7

 

Thoughtlessness

 

Exaggeration

 

Lying *

 

Uncleanness

 

Excess

 

Meddling

 

Vulgarity *

 

Fanaticism

 

Miserliness

 

Waste

 

Favoritism

 

Negative thinking *

 

 

 

* One of 20 character defects identified by an early member of A.A.
7 One of the "Seven Deadly Sins" (try the mnemonic, "GAPLEGS", or, better yet, "PAGGLES")

 

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