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Synonyms for failing
ˈfeɪ lɪŋ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. failing, weakness(noun)

    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, flunk(adj)

    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. failing(adj)

    below acceptable in performance

    "received failing grades"

    Antonyms:
    qualifying, passing, pass, satisfactory

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. failing

    Synonyms:
    delicate, diseased, emaciated, exhausted, fainting, fragile, frail, ill, sick, unhealthy, unsound, wasted, weak, worn, worn down, worn out

    Antonyms:
    hale, healthful, healthy, hearty, hygienic, salubrious, salutary, sanitary, sound, strong, vigorous, well, wholesome

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. failing(n.)

    Synonyms:
    decline, decay

  2. failing(n.)

    Synonyms:
    miscarriage, failure

  3. failing(n.)

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. failing(n)

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    failure, omitting, fault, neglecting

How to pronounce failing?

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How to say failing in sign language?

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

How to use failing in a sentence?

  1. Singapore Democratic Party:

    We call on the Minister to not only retract the Correction Directions but also issue an immediate, unambiguous and public apology to the SDP... failing which we will be obliged to pursue the matter in a court of law.

  2. Richard Milhous Nixon:

    The game of life is to come up a winner, to be a success, or to achieve what we set out to do. Yet there is always the danger of failing as a human being.

  3. Jared Dearing:

    I have clerks that might have one or two staff members, and they are not digitally native. These are people who have been working on analog systems their entire career, and we're asking them to participate in what is national security, we're now also asking them to take part in the defense against foreign state actors. The cliff that is looming before us is we are failing to fund them appropriately for critical infrastructure in their own offices.

  4. Robin Smith:

    Failing to take care of ourselves actually compromises and hinders our effective caretaking of others, our nervous systems encounter more wear and tear. We get stressed out more easily.

  5. The Hitopadesa:

    Prosperity attends the lion-hearted man who exerts himself, while we say, destiny will ensure it. Laying aside destiny, show manly fortitude by thy own strength: if thou endeavour, and thy endeavours fail of success, what crime is there in failing?


Translations for failing

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

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

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