|1.||[ noun ] a flaw or weak point|
"he was quick to point out his wife's failings"
|Related terms:||imperfection fatigue tragic_flaw flaw insufficiency fail|
|2.||[ adjective ] going from better to worse|
|Synonyms:||declining retrogressive retrograde regressing deteriorating|
|3.||[ adjective ] below acceptable in performance|
"received failing grades"
|4.||[ adjective ] unable to meet financial obligations|
"a failing business venture"
|5.||[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 30453|
|6.||[ noun ] failure to reach a minimum required performance|
"his failing the course led to his disqualification"
|Related terms:||passing failure fail|