Failing meaning

fālĭng
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Without; lacking.

Failing a good voter turnout, our candidate will lose.

preposition
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A minor fault.
noun
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Undergoing failure.

Failing health; failing kidneys; a failing business.

adjective
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A failure.
noun
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A slight fault or defect; weakness.
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Present participle of fail.
verb
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His worst failing is his temper.

noun
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If the preferred or prior option is not possible.

A large proportion of the females employed in other firms are said to have signified their intention of going on strike, failing a settlement.

preposition
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The act of a person or thing that fails; a failure.
noun
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In the absence of; without.

Failing new evidence, the case will surely be lost.

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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
failing
Plural:
failings