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failure

Part of speech: Noun

The act of falling short, wasting away, or turning out badly; omission; neglect or nonperformance; want of success; decay, or defect from decay; as, the failure of eyesight; the act of becoming bankrupt; an unsuccessful person, effort, etc.

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