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Synonyms for failure

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

Synonyms for failure

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The complaints that morning were especially emphatic and numerous, because the whole breakfast had been a failure. One of the girls who had failed to get any breakfast came out and went to the well to draw some water to drink and take the place of the breakfast which she had not been able to get.
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. It was not earning its keep.
That has been the basic reason for failure in most countries.
There is no racial reason for failure. The slow service and the bungling are the natural results of treating the telephone as though it were a road or a fire department; and any nation that rises to a proper conception of the telephone, that dares to put it into competent hands and to strengthen it with enough capital, can secure as alert and brisk a service as heart can wish.
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 research will be presented at Heart Failure 2019 the annual congress of the Heart Failure Association (HFA).
[ClickPress, Fri Mar 08 2019] Heart failure is a fatal condition and addressing it has become an urgent health priority, as the world has almost 26 million people living with heart failure.
'There is no doubt in my mind that there are many ways to be a winner, but there is really only one way to be a loser and that is to fail and not look beyond the failure.' - Kyle Rote Jr
In a study of mice with left ventricular hypertrophy in a standard preclinical heart failure model, mice treated with CRD-733 were protected from LVH and showed improvement in several other markers of heart failure.