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adjective as in said of one who loses

adjective as in said of an activity in which one must lose

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With the team mired in a three-game losing streak, a return to health couldn’t have come at a better time.

Finally, in the Rabbit Hole, Neil looks at Jordan Spieth’s unfortunately long losing streak.

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.

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.

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.

She had been, he says, the backbone of their family and losing her shifted their entire emotional landscape.

But there's a ton of value for me in my background and my history, and losing it would be a shame.

Duke kept running for offices and losing by ever-greater margins.

In fact, Clark fell back first from her blows, losing his cap, tie, and badge in the melee.

“Mona Iraqi is responsible for 25 families losing their lives,” he said, speaking figuratively.

Big Reginald took their lives at pool, and pocketed their half-crowns in an easy genial way, which almost made losing a pleasure.

Say, old-timer, is it right about Mac losing his stripes and getting thirty days in the cooler?

Now, there was nothing strange about that, because Mr. Crow was always losing his temper.

The next day Porter was caught at Stockton and completely routed, losing nearly a hundred men.

Even Konnel had a small pile before him, although he seemed to be losing some of Lilac's attention to Meadows.


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On this page you'll find 15 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to losing, such as: defeated, falling, unsuccessful, doomed, failing, and ruined.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.