failing

Definitions of failing
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n failure to reach a minimum required performance

“his failing the course led to his disqualification”
Synonyms:
flunk
Antonyms:
pass, passing, qualifying
success in satisfying a test or requirement
Type of:
failure
an act that fails

n a flaw or weak point

“he was quick to point out his wife's failings
Synonyms:
weakness
Types:
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inadequacy, insufficiency
a lack of competence
fatigue
used of materials (especially metals) in a weakened state caused by long stress
flaw
defect or weakness in a person's character
hamartia, tragic flaw
the character flaw or error of a tragic hero that leads to his downfall
Type of:
imperfection, imperfectness
the state or an instance of being imperfect

adj below acceptable in performance

“received failing grades”
Synonyms:
unsatisfactory
not giving satisfaction

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