Definition of Failure:

  1. Event in which any part of an equipment or machine does not perform according to its operational specifications. Failures are classified into several categories: dependent failure, non-critical failure, random failure, etc.

Synonyms of Failure

Grand Guignol, Passion play, Sisyphean labor, Tom show, Waterloo, Also-ran, Antimasque, Arrear, Arrearage, Arrears, Atrocity, Audience success, Bad habit, Bafflement, Balk, Ballet, Bankrupt, Bankruptcy, Baseness, Beating, Besetting sin, Betrayed hope, Blasted expectation, Blemish, Blighted hope, Blow, Bomb, Bootlessness, Botch, Bouncing check, Breach, Breakdown, Broadcast drama, Buffet, Bug, Burlesque show, Bust, Catch, Charade, Clerical error, Cliff hanger, Closet drama, Collapse, Comedown, Comedy drama, Conquering, Conquest, Corrigendum, Counterproductiveness, Counterproductivity, Crack, Crash, Crime, Crime against humanity, Critical success, Cruel disappointment, Culpa, Culpable negligence, Dash, Dashed hope, Daytime serial, Dead duck, Deadly sin, Dearth, Deathblow, Debacle, Debasement, Debilitation, Decadence, Decadency, Decay, Declension, Declination, Decline, Defalcation, Default, Defeat, Defect, Defection, Defectiveness, Deficiency, Deficit, Deformation, Degeneracy, Degenerateness, Degeneration, Degradation, Delinquency, Demotion, Depravation, Depravedness, Depreciation, Dereliction, Derogation, Descent, Destruction, Deterioration, Devolution, Dialogue, Disappointment, Discomfiture, Disconformity, Discontinuance, Disillusionment, Disregard, Dissatisfaction, Documentary drama, Downfall, Downtrend, Downturn, Downward mobility, Downward trend, Drama, Dramalogue, Dramatic play, Dramatic series, Drawback, Drop, Drubbing, Dud, Duodrama, Duologue, Dying, Ebb, Ebbing, Effeteness, Endless task, Enfeeblement, Enormity, Epic theater, Erratum, Error, Evil, Exhaustion, Experimental theater, Extravaganza, Fading, Failing, Failure of nerve, Fall, Fallen countenance, Falling short, Falling-off, False alarm, Fatuity, Fault, Faute, Felony, Fewness, Fiasco, Fizzle, Flagging, Flaw, Flop, Foible, Foiling, Folding, Forlorn hope, Frailty, Frustration, Futility, Gasser, Genocide, Giveaway, Guilty act, Happening, Hash, Heavy sin, Hiding, Hit, Hit show, Hole, Hope deferred, Human error, Imperfection, Impropriety, Improvisational drama, Inadequacy, Inadvertence, Inadvertency, Inanity, Inattention, Incompetence, Incompetent, Indifference, Indiscretion, Ineffectiveness, Ineffectuality, Ineffectualness, Inefficaciousness, Inefficacy, Inexecution, Inexpiable sin, Inferiority, Infirmity, Iniquity, Injury, Injustice, Inobservance, Insolvency, Insolvent, Insolvent debtor, Insufficiency, Insufficient funds, Invalidity, Involution, Kink, Kited check, Laches, Lack, Laissez-faire, Lambasting, Lame duck, Lapse, Lathering, Laxity, Laxness, Legitimate drama, Lemon, Letdown, Licking, Little problem, Littleness, Loose ends, Looseness, Loser, Loss, Loss of tone, Maladroitness, Malefaction, Malfeasance, Malum, Masque, Mastery, Meagerness, Meanness, Mediocrity, Melodrama, Minor wrong, Minstrel show, Miracle, Miracle play, Mirage, Misapprehension, Miscalculation, Miscarriage, Misconception, Miscount, Misdeal, Misdeed, Misdemeanor, Misfeasance, Misidentification, Misjudgment, Misplay, Misprint, Misquotation, Misreport, Miss, Misstatement, Mistake, Misunderstanding, Misuse, Monodrama, Monologue, Moral flaw, Morality, Morality play, Mortal sin, Muddle, Music drama, Musical revue, Mystery, Mystery play, Neglect, Neglectfulness, Negligence, No go, Nonaccomplishment, Nonachievement, Nonadherence, Noncompliance, Nonconformance, Nonconformity, Nonconsummation, Nondischarging, Nonentity, Nonexecution, Nonfeasance, Nonfulfillment, Noninterference, Nonobservance, Nonperformance, Nonrestriction, Nonsuccess, Offense, Omission, Opera, Outrage, Overcoming, Overdraft, Overdrawn account, Overlooking, Oversight, Overthrow, Overturn, Pageant, Panel show, Pantomime, Pastoral, Pastoral drama, Paucity, Peccadillo, Peccancy, Permissiveness, Pettiness, Piece, Play, Playlet, Poor stewardship, Poorness, Problem, Problem play, Procrastination, Psychodrama, Quietus, Quiz show, Radio drama, Receivership, Regression, Remissness, Retrocession, Retrogradation, Retrogression, Review, Revue, Rift, Rough edges, Ruin, Scantiness, Sensational play, Serial, Setback, Shabbiness, Short measure, Shortage, Shortcoming, Shortfall, Show, Sin, Sin of commission, Sin of omission, Sinful act, Sitcom, Situation comedy, Sketch, Skimpiness, Skit, Slackness, Slight, Slip, Slippage, Slump, Smallness, Smash, Snag, Soap, Soap opera, Sociodrama, Something missing, Sore disappointment, Spectacle, Stage play, Stage show, Straight drama, Subdual, Subduing, Subjugation, Subnormality, Success, Suspense drama, Tableau, Tableau vivant, Taint, Talk show, Tantalization, Tease, Teleplay, Television drama, Television play, Theater of cruelty, Thrashing, Tort, Total theater, Transgression, Trespass, Trimming, Trip, Triviality, Trouncing, Typo, Typographical error, Unconcern, Underage, Undoing, Unfulfillment, Unobservance, Unrigorousness, Unskillfulness, Unsuccess, Unsuccessfulness, Unutterable sin, Uselessness, Vanquishment, Variety show, Vaudeville, Vaudeville show, Vehicle, Venial sin, Vice, Vulgarity, Vulnerable place, Wane, Waning, Washout, Weak link, Weak point, Weak side, Weakness, Whipping, Word-of-mouth success, Work, Work of Penelope, Wrong

How to use Failure in a sentence?

  1. Without failure , there would be success. In order to succeed you need to fail over and over again. The only difference between those who succeed and those who fail is that the person who succeeds understands this concept.
  2. The Big Bertha failure in Seattle has made thrown the whole construction project off the anticipated schedule, crews have to repair the gigantic machine to resume the project.
  3. Sometimes your business will face a small failure but you must keep your eyes on the bigger picture and stay focused.

Meaning of Failure & Failure Definition