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synonyms for falling short

  • depressing
  • disconcerting
  • discouraging
  • disheartening
  • distasteful
  • frustrating
  • mediocre
  • unpleasant
  • unsatisfying
  • bitter
  • displeasing
  • failing
  • lame
  • disagreeable
  • inadequate
  • ineffective
  • inferior
  • insufficient
  • unfulfilling
  • unhappy
  • uninteresting
  • flop
  • fizzle
  • backfire
  • blunder
  • explode
  • flounder
  • abort
  • slip
  • miscarry
  • miss
  • peter out
  • fall flat
  • break down
  • come to nothing
  • fall short
  • fizz out
  • fizzle out
  • go up in smoke
  • go wrong
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antonyms for falling short

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  • agreeable
  • encouraging
  • pleasant
  • pleasing
  • strong
  • satisfactory
  • meet
  • face
  • succeed
  • maintain
  • take
  • keep
  • hold
  • give
  • fill
  • starve
  • gather
  • collect
  • win
  • save
  • fight
  • confront
  • achieve
  • refuse
  • accumulate
  • hoard
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WORDS RELATED TO FALLING SHORT

  • bitter
  • depressing
  • disagreeable
  • disconcerting
  • discouraging
  • disheartening
  • displeasing
  • distasteful
  • failing
  • falling short
  • frustrating
  • inadequate
  • ineffective
  • inferior
  • insufficient
  • lame
  • mediocre
  • unfulfilling
  • unhappy
  • uninteresting
  • unpleasant
  • unsatisfying
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.