Definitions for failing
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word failing.
a flaw or weak point
"he was quick to point out his wife's failings"
failure to reach a minimum required performance
"his failing the course led to his disqualification"; "he got two flunks on his report"
below acceptable in performance
"received failing grades"
His worst failing is his temper.
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.
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Deficiency; imperfection; faults not atrocious; lapse.
Etymology: from fail.
Besides what failings may be in the matter, even in the expressions there must often be great obscurities. Digby.
To failings mild, but zealous for desert;
The clearest head, and the sincerest heart. Alexander Pope.
Even good men have many temptations to subdue, many conflicts with those enemies which war against the soul, and many failings and lapses to lament and recover. John Rogers.
a failing short; a becoming deficient; failure; deficiency; imperfection; weakness; lapse; fault; infirmity; as, a mental failing
the act of becoming insolvent of bankrupt
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Rank popularity for the word 'failing' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4240
The numerical value of failing in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of failing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
In terms of its overall mission, thanks to colossal mismanagement, the United Nations is failing.
But I also hope she doesn't make the mistake of failing to make way for a successor in time, helmut Kohl (CDU chancellor 1982-1998) did that and we lost the next election.
I mean, failing is not a good thing, of course, our job is to make them succeed, but we know that on the way to the success, they will be also some failures -- and there has to be. What is important is that those failures are always used in a way to learn and get better.
The Trump Administration has been attempting and failing to bully car companies for months now, we remain undeterred.
It's not a shame to fail in exams, but it's a shame to be satisfied with habit of failing continuously.
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