What are the synonyms for failure?

Synonyms for failure

unsuccessful person bankruptcy loser nonstarter

Definitions for failure

  • noun - an unexpected omission; "he resented my failure to return his call"; "the mechanic's failure to check the brakes"
  • noun - an act that fails; "his failure to pass the test"
  • noun - an event that does not accomplish its intended purpose; "the surprise party was a complete failure"
  • noun - a person with a record of failing; someone who loses consistently
  • noun - loss of ability to function normally; "kidney failure"
  • noun - lack of success; "he felt that his entire life had been a failure"; "that year there was a crop failure"
  • noun - inability to discharge all your debts as they come due; "the company had to declare bankruptcy"; "fraudulent loans led to the failure of many banks"
  • Pronounciation of failure

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    Antonyms for failure


    Holonyms for failure

    No holonyms found for failure.

    Hypernyms for failure

    nonaccomplishment occurrent disorder fate portion nonachievement natural event upset luck insolvency omission happening unfortunate fortune lot skip occurrence unfortunate person destiny circumstances

    Hyponyms for failure

    breach naught lapsing reverting nonconformity nonremittal flame-out miss fizzle equipment failure insolvent underdog kidney failure dead duck copout loss relapse error nonconformance downfall malfunction misfire malformation defeat flash in the pan heart failure bankruptcy disappointment failing backsliding relapsing misplay default ruin miscarriage flop miscreation licking dud coronary failure bank failure dashing hopes flunk lapse reversion out nonpayment ruination abortion bust breakdown bankrupt washout renal failure crop failure

    Meronyms for failure

    No meronyms found for failure.

    Sounds like failure

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