Shortcoming – A fault or failure to reach a certain standard
"You're too short, so you're not coming (shortcoming) on our team. If you do, we will fail to reach our goal."
Examples of shortcoming in a sentence
He didn't study, so his results in the exam showed his shortcoming.
Her shortcoming in the trial game got her kicked off the team.
She realised his shortcoming on the first date so turned down the second.