Definition of unsuccessful in English:

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unsuccessful

Pronunciation: /ʌnsəkˈsɛsfʊl/
/ʌnsəkˈsɛsf(ə)l/

adjective

Not successful: an unsuccessful attempt to enter Parliament
More example sentences
  • To discriminate between successful and unsuccessful interventions we need evidence.
  • That is not restricted to the situation where the claimant is successful or unsuccessful.
  • He has already made two unsuccessful attempts at raising finance to fund an expansion programme.
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unsuccessfulness

noun
Example sentences
  • ‘I'm loose,’ he said, trying with great unsuccessfulness to float face down.
  • These boys represent the evidence which proves the unsuccessfulness of this treatment.
  • Major factors that influence student unsuccessfulness as determined by the results of this study are presented below.
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