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See definition of losing on Dictionary.com
  • adj.said of one who loses
  • adj.said of an activity in which one must lose

synonyms for losing

  • defeated
  • falling
  • unsuccessful
  • doomed
  • failing
  • ruined
  • undone
See also synonyms for: losings
  • futile
  • lost
  • desperate
  • hopeless
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How to use losing in a sentence

With the team mired in a three-game losing streak, a return to health couldn’t have come at a better time.
FOR FIRST TIME IN THREE WEEKS, CAPITALS COULD BE AT FULL STRENGTH SUNDAYSAMANTHA PELLFEBRUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Finally, in the Rabbit Hole, Neil looks at Jordan Spieth’s unfortunately long losing streak.
THE BUCS HAD THE PERFECT PLANSARAH SHACHATFEBRUARY 9, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
The Hoyas returned to practice last week on a five-game losing streak, held a players-only meeting and have won back-to-back games for the first time this season.
GEORGETOWN’S SENIORS LEAD THE WAY IN A STATEMENT VICTORY OVER CREIGHTONKAREEM COPELANDFEBRUARY 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
External concerns and internal frustrations have mounted over the course of their six-game losing streak, and a frustrated Doncic questioned the Mavericks’ competitive spirit last week.
HOW LUKA DONCIC’S MAVERICKS LOST THEIR JOYFUL SWAGGER AND HOW THEY CAN GET IT BACKBEN GOLLIVERFEBRUARY 3, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Washington was on a four-game losing streak before Sunday in large part because players were still working back into shape and the team had no one to support Beal.
WIZARDS STUN NETS WITH WILD SEQUENCE IN THE FINAL SECONDSAVA WALLACEFEBRUARY 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Georgetown had previously been tested three times per week and Coach Patrick Ewing was hospitalized for five days in the springThe Hoyas are on a five-game losing streak that matches the second longest such stretch of Ewing’s tenure.
GEORGETOWN POSTPONES FOURTH CONSECUTIVE GAME DUE TO COVID-RELATED ISSUE IN PROGRAMKAREEM COPELANDJANUARY 20, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Aluma’s defensive energy is spreading, according to Young, who pointed to a sequence in the closing minutes that helped to secure the victory over the Blue Devils at Cassell Coliseum, ending a three-game losing streak in the series.
NO. 20 VIRGINIA TECH MEN’S BASKETBALL DEFYING EXPECTATIONS AS IT CLIMBS ACC STANDINGSGENE WANGJANUARY 15, 2021WASHINGTON POST
This was the second year of the Jim Zorn experience, the season of Albert Haynesworth, of snapping the Lions’ 19-game losing streak, of Sherman Lewis going from calling Bingo numbers to calling plays, of the Swinging Gate and the Burgundy Revolution.
RANKING WASHINGTON FOOTBALL SEASONS IN THE DANIEL SNYDER ERA FROM LEAST TO MOST FUNSCOTT ALLENJANUARY 14, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Georgetown’s losing streak reaches five with a 74-69 loss at rival SyracuseGeorgetown’s Tier 1 personnel have been tested three days a week for months now.
GEORGETOWN BASKETBALL ON PAUSE AFTER A POSITIVE TEST. TWO MORE GAMES ARE POSTPONED.KAREEM COPELANDJANUARY 14, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Before their late-season revival, a six-game losing skid had turned a 5-1 start to the season into a 5-7 predicament.
SAINTS ADVANCE TO SET UP A DREW BREES-TOM BRADY SHOWDOWN IN SECOND ROUNDMARK MASKEJANUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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