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failure

zelfstandig naamwoord

1 failure

An act that fails.

Roget 927: dereliction of duty; fault etc. (guilt) 947; sin etc. (vice) 945; non-observance, non-performance; neglect, relaxation, infraction, ... meer laten zien

Roget 947: guilt, guiltiness; culpability; criminality, criminousness; deviation from rectitude etc. (improbity) 940; sinfulness etc. (vice) 945.    ... meer laten zien

Roget 945: vice; evil-doing, evil courses; wrongdoing; wickedness, viciousness etc. adj.; iniquity, peccability, demerit; sin, Adam; old Adam, ... meer laten zien

Roget 773: nonobservance etc. 772; evasion, inobservance, failure, omission, neglect, laches [Law], laxity, informality.    infringement, infraction; violation, ... meer laten zien

Roget 735: adversity, evil etc. 619; failure etc. 732; bad luck, ill luck, evil luck, adverse luck, hard fortune, hard hap, hard luck, ... meer laten zien

Roget 699: unskillfulness etc. adj.; want of skill etc. 698; incompetence, incompentency; inability, infelicity, indexterity, inexperience; disqualification, unproficiency; ... meer laten zien

Roget 158: impotence; inability, disability; disablement, impuissance, imbecility; incapacity, incapability; inaptitude, ineptitude, incompetence, unproductivity; indocility; invalidity, ... meer laten zien

Roget 304: shortcoming, failure; falling short etc. v.; default, defalcation; leeway; labor in vain, no go.    incompleteness etc. 53; ... meer laten zien

Nederlands: deconfiture, echec, fiasco, flop, mislukking, sof, wanprestatie, zeper



2 failure

An event that does not accomplish its intended purpose.

Pools: klęska, porażka, przegrana

3 failure

Lack of success.

4 failure

A person with a record of failing; someone who loses consistently.

synoniemen: loser, nonstarter, unsuccessful person.

Nederlands: kneus, kneusje, loser, mislukkeling, pechvogel, schipbreukeling, schlemiel, verliezer, wanboffer
Pools: nieudacznik, nieudałota

5 failure

An unexpected omission.

6 failure

Inability to discharge all your debts as they come due:
— Fraudulent loans led to the failure of many banks.

synoniem: bankruptcy.

Roget 808: nonpayment; default, defalcation; protest, repudiation; application of the sponge; whitewashing.    insolvency, bankruptcy, failure; insufficiency etc. 640; run upon a bank; ... meer laten zien

Roget 732: failure; nonsuccess, nonfulfillment; dead failure, successlessness; abortion, miscarriage; brutum fulmen etc. 158 [Lat.]; labor in vain etc. (inutility) 645; ... meer laten zien

Pools: bankructwo, krach, niewypłacalność, plajta, upadłość

7 failure

Loss of ability to function normally.

Nederlands: faling, fout
Pools: niewydolność


Moby betekeniswoordenboek: Grand Guignol, Passion play, Sisyphean labor, Tom show, Waterloo, also-ran, antimasque, arrear, arrearage, arrears, atrocity, audience success, bad habit, bafflement, balk, ballet, bankrupt, bankruptcy, baseness, beating ... meer laten zien.

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