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unsuccessful

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  • adjfailing
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Synonyms for unsuccessful

adj failing
  • abortive
  • disastrous
  • doomed
  • failed
  • foiled
  • fruitless
  • futile
  • ill-fated
  • ineffective
  • ineffectual
  • losing
  • thwarted
  • useless
  • vain
  • defeated
  • unlucky

Antonyms for unsuccessful

  • effective
  • effectual
  • fruitful
  • hopeful
  • lucky
  • productive
  • profitable
  • successful
  • useful
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to unsuccessful

abortive

adjective. failing to achieve a goal
  • failed
  • failing
  • fruitless
  • futile
  • ineffective
  • ineffectual
  • miscarried
  • unavailing
  • unproductive
  • unsuccessful
  • useless
  • vain
  • worthless

failing

adjective. not well, weak

fruitless

adjective. bringing no advantage, product

futile

adjective. hopeless, pointless

idle

adjective. worthless, ineffective

ill-chosen

adjective. unfortunate
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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