unsuccessful

Definitions of unsuccessful
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adj not successful; having failed or having an unfavorable outcome

Synonyms:
defeated
beaten or overcome; not victorious
unfortunate
not favored by fortune; marked or accompanied by or resulting in ill fortune
unprofitable
producing little or no profit or gain
attempted
tried unsuccessfully
defeated, disappointed, discomfited, foiled, frustrated, thwarted
disappointingly unsuccessful
done for, ruined, sunk, undone, washed-up
doomed to extinction
down-and-out
lacking resources (or any prospect of resources)
empty-handed, unrewarded
having acquired or gained nothing
hitless
(of a batter) without a hit
no-win
certain to end in failure and disappointment
out
out of power; especially having been unsuccessful in an election
goalless, hitless, scoreless
having no points scores
self-defeating
acting to defeat its own purpose
unfulfilled, unrealised, unrealized
of persons; marked by failure to realize full potentialities
unplaced
not one of the first three in a race or competition
winless
having no wins
Antonyms:
successful
having succeeded or being marked by a favorable outcome
undefeated
victorious
fortunate
having unexpected good fortune
productive
producing or capable of producing (especially abundantly)
boffo
resoundingly successful and popular
booming, flourishing, palmy, prospering, prosperous, roaring, thriving
very lively and profitable
in
holding office
made
successful or assured of success
no-hit
of a game (or the pitching) in which a pitcher allows the opponent no hits
productive
yielding positive results
self-made
having achieved success or recognition by your own efforts
sure-fire
certain to be successful
triple-crown
unofficial championship title for player who heads the league in batting average and home runs and runs batted in
triple-crown
of a horse that has won the Kentucky Derby and the Belmont Stakes and the Preakness races
victorious, winning
having won
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adj failing to accomplish an intended result

Synonyms:
abortive, stillborn
unfruitful
not fruitful; not conducive to abundant production

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