Achilles Heel in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Achilles Heel

a crippling weakness in an otherwise impenetrable object

Examples of Achilles Heel in a sentence

Our base seems nearly impenetrable, but our lack of a missile defense system is our Achilles Heel.  🔊

Maria is an excellent athlete, but after an injury she suffered two years back, her right knee has become her Achilles Heel.  🔊

I have excellent skills in almost every academic subject, but mathematics is my Achilles Heel, and I have a D in it.  🔊

A knight wears a full suit of plate armor that is almost impenetrable, but the gaps in between those plates are his Achilles Heel, being vulnerable to attack.  🔊

Even the strongest, most powerful individual has an Achilles Heel in the form of their loved ones, which will often force them to stand down if they are in danger.  🔊

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