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Spell Check of failure

Correct spelling: failure

Definition of failure:

1) inability to discharge all your debts as they come due; " the company had to declare bankruptcy"; " fraudulent loans led to the failure of many banks"

2) an unexpected omission; " he resented my failure to return his call"; " the mechanic's failure to check the brakes"

3) an act that fails; " his failure to pass the test"

4) an event that does not accomplish its intended purpose; " the surprise party was a complete failure"

5) a person with a record of failing; someone who loses consistently

6) loss of ability to function normally; " kidney failure"

7) lack of success; " he felt that his entire life had been a failure"; " that year there was a crop failure"

Common misspellings for failure:

  • faliure (26%)
  • falure (12%)
  • failiure (7%)
  • failur (7%)
  • failuer (4%)
  • failer (3%)
  • faluire (3%)
  • failue (2%)
  • failiur (2%)
  • familure (2%)
Misspellings percentages are collected from over 15,411,110 spell check sessions on www.spellchecker.net from Jan 2010 - Jun 2012.

Examples of usage for failure:

1) Failure seemed to mark the whole of his life; he had failed with Katharine, and now he had failed with Mary. - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.

2) What makes us treat people in that way is our failure to enter into their lives, to see things as they see them, and to feel things as they feel them. - "Practical Ethics", William DeWitt Hyde.

3) He had nothing to gain, everything to lose by my failure. - "To-morrow?", Victoria Cross.

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