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Synonyms for failure

the condition of not achieving the desired end

one that fails completely

a cessation of proper mechanical functions

nonperformance of what ought to be done

a marked loss of strength or effectiveness

the condition of being financially insolvent

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Had he been seconded by suitable agents, and properly protected by government, the ultimate failure of his plan might yet have been averted.
It is painful, at all times, to see a grand and beneficial stroke of genius fall of its aim: but we regret the failure of this enterprise in a national point of view; for, had it been crowned with success, it would have redounded greatly to the advantage and extension of our commerce.
The Beaufort failure, or rather the Beaufort attitude since the failure, was still a fruitful theme for the drawing- room moralist; and after it had been thoroughly examined and condemned Mrs.
In the yard, was the man of many children and many burdens, whose failure astonished everybody; in the yard, was the man of no children and large resources, whose failure astonished nobody.
His telegraph was then, as it is to-day, a business failure.
That has been the basic reason for failure in most countries.
It is true that I have failed more than once, but it is also true that my failures have been more magnificent than your waddle across the plain of life.
The goal of this paper is to present a method for deriving failure cause occurrence ratings from existing occurrence ratings in hierarchically lower level FMEAs.
Failure determination in rubber-to-metal bonded parts can be a daunting task.
Sandage locates the foundation of modern America's ideas about failure in the years between 1819 and 1893, when a series of speculative booms collapsed into unsettling financial panics and economic busts.
Sudden sensorineural heating loss (SNHL) is frequently reported in patients with renal failure who undergo hemodialysis, but its etiology in this circumstance remains controversial.
A plan document failure generally can be corrected by amending the plan.
Microsoft offers a robust clustering technology as part of the windows operating system (MSCS); however this is generally deployed for failure protection within a campus or data center environment.
Acute renal failure in nephropathia epidemica is frequently accompanied by thrombocytopenia, elevated leukocyte count, proteinuria, hematuria, and low serum calcium (9-11), but early prognostic markers have not yet been established to identify patients at high risk for a severe course of acute renal impairment.