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Meaning & Definition of Failure in English

English

Failure

/feljər/

noun

1. An act that fails

  • "His failure to pass the test"
    synonym:
  • failure

2. An event that does not accomplish its intended purpose

  • "The surprise party was a complete failure"
    synonym:
  • failure

3. Lack of success

  • "He felt that his entire life had been a failure"
  • "That year there was a crop failure"
    synonym:
  • failure

4. A person with a record of failing

  • Someone who loses consistently
    synonym:
  • failure
  • ,
  • loser
  • ,
  • nonstarter
  • ,
  • unsuccessful person

5. An unexpected omission

  • "He resented my failure to return his call"
  • "The mechanic's failure to check the brakes"
    synonym:
  • failure

6. 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"
    synonym:
  • bankruptcy
  • ,
  • failure

7. Loss of ability to function normally

  • "Kidney failure"
    synonym:
  • failure

Examples of using

What a failure!
The failure of the crops was the major cause of starvation in that region.
Tom said his failure was due to bad luck.