Thesaurus / failures
other words for failures
- false step
- faux pas
- flash in the pan
- lead balloon
- sinking ship
- total loss
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opposites of failures
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At least half of the disappointments and failures of marriage arose from the mistaken training of good women.
THE SECRET LIFE ELIZABETH BISLAND
His failures in every country date from the moment when he attacked the nationality of his enemies.
THE RISE OF THE DUTCH KINGDOMHENDRIK WILLEM VAN LOON
He says there's no need of failures or frauds or hard times.
THE MARCH FAMILY TRILOGY, COMPLETEWILLIAM DEAN HOWELLS
It may be that I have given too great a share to the shadows, to the manifold follies and failures of Branwell Brontë.
EMILY BRONTA. MARY F. (AGNES MARY FRANCES) ROBINSON
Their failures are not those of omission, as is so frequently the case with men holding these offices.
Taking technic in its widest sense, one may speak of Corot's shortcomings—not, I think, of his failures.
FRENCH ARTW. C. BROWNELL
May was the first whose arrow touched the target at all, and her success was followed by other failures, until Lucia's turn came.
A CANADIAN HEROINE, VOLUME 1MRS. HARRY COGHILL
Anyway, whatever our successes, whatever our failures, no man had ever commanded a finer company than mine.
A COMPANY OF TANKSW. H. L. WATSON
Eternal truth grew in his heart and mind as he, in time, learned to look above and beyond this world's sorrows and failures.
JAMES FENIMORE COOPERMARY E. PHILLIPS
His refusal had brought on him the blame for all the blood and all the suffering and all the failures of the past bitter year.
THE SOUTHERNERTHOMAS DIXON