HyperDic: unsuccessful

English > 2 senses of the word unsuccessful:
ADJECTIVEallunsuccessfulnot successful
allunsuccessful, abortive, stillbornfailing to accomplish / accomplish an intended result
unsuccessful > pronunciation
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > unsuccessful: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningnot successful; having failed or having an unfavorable outcome.
Attribute ofsuccessA state of prosperity or fame
Narrowerattemptedtried unsuccessfully
defeated, disappointed, discomfited, foiled, frustrated, thwarteddisappointingly unsuccessful
done for, ruined, sunk, undone, washed-updoomed to extinction / extinction / extinction
down-and-outlacking resources (or any prospect of resources / resources)
empty-handed, unrewardedHaving acquired or gained nothing
hitless(of a batter) without a hit
no-winCertain to end in failure and disappointment
outOut of power
scoreless, goalless, hitless, pointlessHaving no points scores
self-defeatingActing to defeat / defeat its own purpose
unfulfilled, unrealized, unrealisedOf persons
unplacednot one of the first three in a race or competition
winlessHaving no wins
See alsodefeatedBeaten or overcome
unfortunatenot favored by fortune
unprofitableproducing little or no profit or gain
OppositesuccessfulHaving succeeded or being marked by a favorable outcome / outcome
Adverbsunsuccessfullywithout success
English > unsuccessful: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaningfailing to accomplish / accomplish an intended result.
Synonymsabortive, stillborn
Broaderunfruitfulnot fruitful
Spanishabortivo, fallido, fracasado, frustrado, ineficaz, infructuoso, malogrado
Catalanabortiu, abortiva, avortat, avortiu, avortiva, fallit, fracassat, ineficaç, infructuós, malmès

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