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failure US English

Lack of success

failure US Thesaurus

the failure of the assassination attempt

heart failure US English

Severe failure of the heart to function properly, especially as a cause of death

power failure US English

Failure of a power supply, especially the electricity supply; an instance of this.

kidney failure US English

Severe failure of the kidneys to function properly

market failure US English

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.

potato failure US English

The failure of a potato crop.

reciprocity failure US English

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

congestive heart failure US English

A weakness of the heart that leads to a buildup of fluid in the lungs and surrounding body tissues