What does failing mean?

Definitions for failing
ˈfeɪ lɪŋfail·ing

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word failing.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. failing, weakness(noun)

    a flaw or weak point

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

  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"

  3. failing(adj)

    below acceptable in performance

    "received failing grades"

Wiktionary

  1. failing(Noun)

    weakness; defect

    His worst failing is his temper.

  2. failing(Preposition)

    if the preferred or prior option is not possible

    A large proportion of the females employed in other firms are said to have signified their intention of going on strike, failing a settlement.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Failing

    of Fail

  2. Failing(noun)

    a failing short; a becoming deficient; failure; deficiency; imperfection; weakness; lapse; fault; infirmity; as, a mental failing

  3. Failing(noun)

    the act of becoming insolvent of bankrupt

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'failing' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4240

How to pronounce failing ?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say failing in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of failing in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of failing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of failing in a Sentence

  1. Benjamin Franklin:

    By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.

  2. Anthon St Maarten:

    Failing to meet your true destiny is a tragic act of free will.

  3. Steve Wadlington:

    A failing foundation can be the biggest and most costly problem.

  4. Seneca:

    It is a youthful failing to be unable to control one's impulses.

  5. Neil A. Maxwell:

    Although we were sent into a failing world, we were not sent to fail.

Images & Illustrations of failing

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Translations for failing

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

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

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