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Another word for failure

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Noun
  1. The condition of not achieving the desired end

    See also:

    thrive

  2. One that fails completely

      1. An explosive weapon detonated by impact, proximity to an object, a timing mechanism, or other means.
      2. An atomic or nuclear bomb. Used with the.
      3. Any of various weapons detonated to release destructive material, such as smoke or gas.
      1. A spiny evergreen tree (Citrus limon) native to Asia, widely cultivated for its oval yellow fruit.
      2. The fruit of this tree, having an aromatic rind and juicy, acid pulp.
      3. Lemon yellow.
      1. To fall or lie down heavily and noisily:
      2. To move about loosely or limply:
      3. To fail utterly:
      1. A bomb, shell, or explosive round that fails to detonate.
      2. One that is disappointingly ineffective or unsuccessful.
      3. Clothing.
      1. Erosion of a relatively soft surface, such as a roadbed, by a sudden gush of water, as from a downpour or floods.
      2. A channel produced by such erosion.
      3. An event or action that fails, is canceled, or ends prematurely, often because of rainy weather.
      1. One that fails to win:
      2. A person who takes loss in a specified way:
      3. A person who is unable to be successful on a sustained basis:
      1. A sculpture representing a person's head, shoulders, and upper chest.
      2. A woman's breasts.
      3. The human chest.
    See also:

    thrive

  3. A cessation of proper mechanical functions

      1. A quantity or portion of something lacking after delivery or storage.
      2. A temporary suspension of operation, especially of electric power.
      1. The act or process of failing to function or continue.
      2. The condition resulting from this:
      3. The abrupt failure of an insulator or insulating medium to restrict the flow of current.
    See also:

    thrive

  4. Nonperformance of what ought to be done

    See also:

    do

  5. A marked loss of strength or effectiveness

    See also:

    increase

  6. The condition of being financially insolvent

    See also:

    money

Another word for failure

Noun
  1. An unsuccessful attempt

  2. An unsuccessful person