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Synonyms for failing
ˈfeɪ lɪŋfail·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. failing, weaknessnoun

    a flaw or weak point

    "he was quick to point out his wife's failings"

    Synonyms:
    impuissance, flunk, weakness, helplessness

    Antonyms:
    qualifying, pass, passing, satisfactory

  2. failing, flunkadjective

    failure to reach a minimum required performance

    "his failing the course led to his disqualification"; "he got two flunks on his report"

    Synonyms:
    flunk, weakness

    Antonyms:
    pass, qualifying, passing, satisfactory

  3. failingadjective

    below acceptable in performance

    "received failing grades"

    Antonyms:
    qualifying, passing, pass, satisfactory

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. failingnoun

    Synonyms:
    decline, decay

  2. failingnoun

    Synonyms:
    miscarriage, failure

  3. failingnoun

    Synonyms:
    fault, foible, frailty, lapse, error, slip, shortcoming, imperfection, deficiency, defect, weakness, infirmity, weak side, blind side

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. failingnoun

    Synonyms:
    shortcoming, deficiency, imperfection, foible, fault, infirmity, defect, errancy, fallibility, decline, deterioration

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "failing":

    failure, omitting, fault, neglecting

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#23834unhealthy
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#33192diseased
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#49680helplessness
#53805unsound
#89296emaciated
#113153flunk

How to use failing in a sentence?

  1. Dan Foster:

    We have taken on a culture of looking at this more as a disease rather than a moral failing.

  2. Gift Gugu Mona:

    The love of God is ever shining, everlasting and never failing. He is a great God after all.

  3. Liberty Institute attorney Michael Berry:

    Adding insult to injury, the government charged her with the crime of failing to obey a direct order because she did not remove the Bible verse.

  4. Charles Schwertner:

    We cannot allow another session to come and go where we pay lip service to the Second Amendment while failing to fully restore and protect the God-given rights to our citizens.

  5. John Sawers:

    There is deep anger in America at what they see as having been inflicted on us all by China and China is evading a good deal of responsibility for the origin of the virus, for failing to deal with it initially, intelligence is about acquiring information which has been concealed from you by other states and other actors, there was a brief period in December and January when the Chinese were indeed concealing this from the West.

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Translations for failing

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  • недостатък, в отсъствие на, грешка, ако неBulgarian
  • defectoSpanish
  • жетишпестик, аздык, кемчилик, кемчилдик, катаKyrgyz
  • defectRomanian

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