HyperDic: failing

English > 3 senses of the word failing:
NOUNstatefailing, weaknessa flaw or weak point
actfailing, flunkfailure to reach a minimum required performance
ADJECTIVEallfailingbelow acceptable in performance
failing > pronunciation
Soundsfey'lihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > failing: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningBelow acceptable in performance.
Example"received failing grades"
Broaderunsatisfactorynot giving satisfaction
English > failing: 3 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningA flaw or weak point.
Example"he was quick to point out his wife's failings"
Synonymweakness
NarrowerfatigueUsed of materials (especially metals) in a weakened / weakened state caused by long stress
flawdefect or weakness in a person's character
insufficiency, inadequacyA lack of competence
Broaderimperfection, imperfectnessThe state or an instance of being imperfect
Spanishdebilidad, defecto, error, falla, fallo
Catalanerror, fallada
Verbsfailfall short in what is expected
English > failing: 3 senses > noun 2, act
Meaningfailure to reach a minimum required performance.
Example"his failing the course led to his disqualification"
Synonymflunk
BroaderfailureAn act that fails
Oppositepassing, pass, qualifyingsuccess in satisfying a test or requirement
Spanishfracaso
Catalansuspens
Verbsfailfail to get a passing grade
failjudge unacceptable

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