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failure

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  • nounlack of success
  • nounperson who does not succeed
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Synonyms for failure

noun lack of success
  • bankruptcy
  • breakdown
  • collapse
  • decline
  • defeat
  • deficiency
  • deterioration
  • failing
  • loss
  • misstep
  • abortion
  • bomb
  • botch
  • bungle
  • bust
  • checkmate
  • decay
  • deficit
  • downfall
  • fiasco
  • flop
  • frustration
  • implosion
  • inadequacy
  • lemon
  • loser
  • mess
  • misadventure
  • miscarriage
  • nonperformance
  • overthrow
  • rout
  • rupture
  • stalemate
  • stoppage
  • turkey
  • washout
  • wreck
  • false step
  • faux pas
  • flash in the pan
  • lead balloon
  • nonsuccess
  • sinking ship
  • total loss

Antonyms for failure

  • betterment
  • improvement
  • increase
  • rise
  • success
  • win
  • accomplishment
  • benefit
  • blessing
  • continuation
  • enough
  • plenty
  • triumph
  • achievement
  • achiever
  • attainment
  • earnings
  • gain
  • merit
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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