Part of speech:
One that fails:
The fact or condition of not having enough; shortage; deficiency
An unpaid amount due.
A neglect of, or failure in, duty; a being remiss
Something left out or left undone.
A wrong belief; incorrect opinion
Lack or absence of action.
Superintendence or supervision, often, specif., as part of governmental regulation
Habitual lack of care:
(Law) Failure to use a reasonable amount of care when such failure results in injury or damage to another
A falling short of what is expected or required; defect or deficiency
Something needed or desired but lacking; need
Inability of a bodily part or organ to function normally:
(Law) The termination or forfeiture of a right or privilege through disuse, through failure of some contingency, or through failure to meet stated obligations within a stated time
(Obs.) Failure to have or do what is required; lack
Failure to perform an act that is an official, contractual, or professional duty.
An unpaid, overdue debt or an unfulfilled obligation.
The state of being behind in the fulfillment of obligations or of being overdue in payment.
To mar or impair by a flaw:
To omit to perform (an expected duty, for example):
To subject to seizure as a forfeit.
To understand or perceive wrongly; interpret or judge incorrectly
To fail to do; neglect
To avoid or neglect (a duty or responsibility).
To leap, jump, or spring lightly; specif., to move along by hopping lightly on first one foot and then the other
To treat with disrespect or indifference; be discourteous toward
To avoid fulfilling one's debt or obligation
an option that is selected automatically unless an alternative is specified
loss resulting from failure of a debt to be paid
fail to pay up
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