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Definitions of failing

  1. A failing short; a becoming deficient; failure; deficiency; imperfection; weakness; lapse; fault; infirmity; as, a mental failing. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. The act of becoming insolvent of bankrupt. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. A fault; weakness; imperfection. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4. A fault, weakness; a foible. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  5. The act of failing; the act of becoming insolvent; a weakness. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  6. unable to meet financial obligations; "a failing business venture" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. below acceptable in performance; "received failing grades" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. Decaying; declining; becoming insolvent. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

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Usage examples for failing

  1. Failing to discover his present address at the hotel, I had the hope that your lordship might be able to direct me to our friend. – The Black Robe by Wilkie Collins
  2. She appeared to me so well disposed that her small failing seemed to make her shine the more. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
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