Lack of success
the failure of the assassination attempt
Severe failure of the heart to function properly, especially as a cause of death
Failure of a power supply, especially the electricity supply; an instance of this.
Severe failure of the kidneys to function properly
Failure on the part of the market system to provide the optimum level of production or quality of product or service; an instance of this.
The failure of a potato crop.
Failure of an emulsion to follow the principle that the degree of darkening is constant for a given product of light intensity and exposure time, typically at very low or very high light intensities
A weakness of the heart that leads to a buildup of fluid in the lungs and surrounding body tissues