failure

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  • Info Failure is the state or condition of not meeting a desirable or intended objective, and may be viewed as the opposite of success. more...
  • Failure to return from an out-of-body journey can lead to death.
  • As for the marriage itself, it was a failure from the very start.
  • The cause of death is believed to have been heart failure.
  • In that case a greater price must be paid to make up for the earlier failure.
  • The expedition was a military failure, but was at least a political success.
  • This film was a critical and box office failure, but has gained a modern following.
  • It proved to be a commercial failure and was not released in other regions.
  • Whether or not this led to complete electrical failure will never be known.
  • For other services, failure is less expected and may require changes to application code.
  • If these systems do not break, failure analysis might be employed to determine the cause.
  • There is generally no degree of success or failure.
  • This failure is only in small measure because of the opposition of anti-environmental groups.
  • This campaign was neither a failure nor a success.
  • He died the next day of heart failure.
  • Taken as a whole, the marketing campaign was commonly thought of as a failure.
  • These two published articles are now case studies of peer review failure.
  • The single point of failure can still exist, however.
  • For small networks, this single-point of failure property might be expanded.
  • One of his views was that people who are evil attack others rather than face their own failures.
  • Poor understanding of needed process changes prior to starting implementation is a main reason for project failure.
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Words starting with failure

Meaning of failure

  • 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 Lack of success
    he felt that his entire life had been a failure, that year there was a crop failure
  • noun A person with a record of failing; someone who loses consistently
  • noun An unexpected omission
    he resented my failure to return his call, the mechanic's failure to check the brakes
  • noun Loss of ability to function normally
    kidney failure