What does failing mean?

Definitions for failing
ˈfeɪ lɪŋfail·ing

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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"

  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

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

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

How to pronounce failing?

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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. Prince Charles:

    As a grandfather, I have no intention of failing my, or anyone else's, grandchildren.

  2. J. K. Rowling:

    It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might has well not have lived at all, in which case you have failed by default.

  3. Luis Almagro:

    The confrontation between the government has led to a failing of the political system which has worsened the economic and social and humanitarian conditions in the country.

  4. John McCain:

    The truth of that narrative is evidently of secondary importance, as the article exposed how the White House manipulated and, in some cases, manufactured facts to sell the reckless Iran nuclear deal to the American people as a prelude to large-scale disengagement from the Middle East, president Obama has taken great pains to set himself apart from his predecessor. He has succeeded in at least one respect by failing to find the courage to challenge his own assumptions, admit mistakes, and chart a better course.

  5. Miami Air:

    South Floridas BOY, 12, WITH FAILING HEART SCORES TOUCHDOWN : THIS WAS SO MUCH BIGGER THAN FOOTBALL In addition to the Border Protection and Border Protection, the South Floridas Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission( FWC), the Palm Beach County Sheriffs Office and police departments from Boynton Beach, Jupiter, Palm Beach, North Palm Beach, West Palm Beach, Riviera Beach and Tequesta came together to help make Giovanni Bacon dream a reality, according to WPTV. The extraordinary courage and strength displayed by this boy facing brain cancer is something for us all to admire.

Images & Illustrations of failing

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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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