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See definition of failed on Dictionary.com
  • as inabortive
  • as inbankrupt
  • as ininsolvent
  • as inunsuccessful

synonyms for failed

  • fruitless
  • futile
  • unsuccessful
  • failing
  • ineffective
  • ineffectual
  • unavailing
  • unproductive
  • useless
  • vain
  • worthless
  • broke
  • destitute
  • insolvent
  • depleted
  • exhausted
  • impoverished
  • lacking
  • lost
  • ruined
  • spent
  • in Chapter 11
  • out of business
  • tapped out
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antonyms for failed

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  • fruitful
  • productive
  • profitable
  • complete
  • consummated
  • effectual
  • efficient
  • successful
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How to use failed in a sentence

She’s as indifferent to facts as Sarah Palin, whose political power after the failed 2008 vice presidential bid helped give tailwinds to the Tea Party revolution of 2010.
MARJORIE TAYLOR GREENE ISN'T A FLUKE—SHE MIGHT BE THE FUTUREPHILIP ELLIOTTNOVEMBER 17, 2021TIME
Since the 1990 qualifying cycle, the only time they had earned fewer than four was in the failed 2018 campaign.
GREGG BERHALTER AND THE USMNT LOOKED HEADED FOR DISASTER. INSTEAD, THEY PROVED THEY COULD ADJUST.STEVEN GOFFSEPTEMBER 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Just as a doomsday cult continually reworks its calculations to account for failed end of days predictions, QAnon is always moving the goalposts for when its big day will arrive.
QANON HAS BECOME THE CULT THAT CRIES WOLFKALEIGH ROGERSMARCH 26, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
He distanced himself from the GOP establishment, saying he’ll never allow the return of “the failed Republican establishment of yesteryear.”
OUR WAY-TOO-EARLY 2024 REPUBLICAN PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY DRAFTSARAH FROSTENSON (SARAH.FROSTENSON@ABC.COM)MARCH 10, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Those whose belief in the QAnon conspiracy was shaken by the failed prophecy of Inauguration Day may consider abandoning the group, and online posts suggest at least some members are, but they will need support to really sever their connection.
WHAT COMES NEXT FOR QANON FOLLOWERSKALEIGH ROGERSJANUARY 29, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
But with all her advantages Miss Solomonson failed with the old lord, and she abuses him to this day.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
This was my sincere endeavor, in those many discourses I had with that monarch, although it unfortunately failed of success.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
He failed to see that this man had suffered bitterly through his evil machinations.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
History gives them scant notice, and the Federal government has failed to reward them as they deserve.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
Probably his Private Secretary, considering you a new man, will have failed to furnish the necessary information.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 107, NOVEMBER 3, 1894VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO FAILED

  • failed
  • failing
  • fruitless
  • futile
  • ineffective
  • ineffectual
  • unavailing
  • unproductive
  • unsuccessful
  • useless
  • vain
  • worthless
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.