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Synonyms of failure in English:


  • 1 the failure of the assassination attempt
    lack of success, nonfulfillment, defeat, collapse, foundering
    [Antonyms] success
  • 2 all his schemes had been a failure
    fiasco, debacle, catastrophe, disaster
    informal flop, megaflop, washout, dead loss, snafu, clinker, dud, no-go
    [Antonyms] success
  • 3 she was regarded as a failure
    loser, underachiever, ne'er-do-well, disappointment
    informal no-hoper, dead loss, dud, write-off, busted flush
    [Antonyms] success
  • 4 his failure in duty
    negligence, dereliction;
    omission, oversight
  • 5 a crop failure
  • 6 the failure of the camera
    breaking down, breakdown, malfunction;
  • 7 company failures
    collapse, crash, bankruptcy, insolvency, liquidation, closure
    [Antonyms] success
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