Nouns (4)

flunk, failing
n. failure to reach a minimum required performance; "his failing the course led to his disqualification"; "he got two flunks on his report"
weakness, failing
n. a flaw or weak point; "he was quick to point out his wife's failings"

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Adjectives (3)

adj. below acceptable in performance; "received failing grades"
failed, failing
adj. unable to meet financial obligations; "a failing business venture"

Fuzzynyms (22)

sinning, sin
n. an act that is regarded by theologians as a transgression of God's will
vice, frailty
n. moral weakness
strength, forcefulness, force
n. physical energy or intensity; "he hit with all the force he could muster"; "it was destroyed by the strength of the gale"; "a government has not the vitality and forcefulness of a living man"
shortcoming, defect
n. a failing or deficiency; "that interpretation is an unfortunate defect of our lack of information"
trauma, harm, hurt, injury
n. any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.
want, deficiency, lack
n. the state of needing something that is absent or unavailable; "there is a serious lack of insight into the problem"; "water is the critical deficiency in desert regions"; "for want of a nail the shoe was lost"
disablement, impairment, handicap, disability
n. the condition of being unable to perform as a consequence of physical or mental unfitness; "reading disability"; "hearing impairment"
up, improving
adj. getting higher or more vigorous; "its an up market"; "an improving economy"

Synonyms (28)

dissatisfactory, unsatisfying, disappointing
adj. not up to expectations; "a disappointing performance from one who had seemed so promising"
adj. below a satisfactory level; "an off year for tennis"; "his performance was off"
adj. not adequate to give satisfaction; "the coach told his players that defeat was unacceptable"
adj. tried unsuccessfully; "attempted murder"
thwarted, frustrated, foiled, discomfited, disappointed, defeated
adj. disappointingly unsuccessful; "disappointed expectations and thwarted ambitions"; "their foiled attempt to capture Calais"; "many frustrated poets end as pipe-smoking teachers"; "his best efforts were thwarted"
done for, washed-up, undone, sunk, ruined
adj. doomed to extinction
adj. lacking resources (or any prospect of resources)
empty-handed, unrewarded
adj. having acquired or gained nothing; "the returned from the negotiations empty-handed"
adj. out of power; especially having been unsuccessful in an election; "now the Democrats are out"
adj. (of a batter) without a hit; "he went hitless for three innings"
adj. acting to defeat its own purpose; "it is ignore the progress of events"
unrealised, unrealized, unfulfilled
adj. of persons; marked by failure to realize full potentialities; "unfulfilled and uneasy men"; "unrealized dreams and ambitions"
adj. not one of the first three in a race or competition
adj. having no wins; "the team had a very disappointing winless season"

Antonyms (4)

qualifying, pass, passing
n. success in satisfying a test or requirement; "his future depended on his passing that test"; "he got a pass in introductory chemistry"
adj. having succeeded or being marked by a favorable outcome; "a successful architect"; "a successful business venture"


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