not successful; having failed or having an unfavorable outcome
abortive, stillborn, unsuccessful(adj)
failing to accomplish an intended result
"an abortive revolt"; "a stillborn plot to assassinate the President"
Failed, not successful.
His unsuccessful attempt earned him sympathy, condolences...and an occasional good-natured ribbing.
not successful; not producing the desired event; not fortunate; meeting with, or resulting in, failure; unlucky; unhappy
The numerical value of unsuccessful in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of unsuccessful in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
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True success is overcoming the fear of being unsuccessful.
The successful revolutionary is a statesman, the unsuccessful one a criminal.
If unsuccessful, this isn't something we're going to turn into an epic struggle.
The DPJ government was seen as so unsuccessful in so many ways that it is no longer viewed as the true, viable alternative to the LDP.
Management An activity or art where those who have not yet succeeded and those who have proved unsuccessful are led by those who have not yet failed.
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