Synonyms of 'failing'
- be unsuccessful, bite the dust, break down, come to grief, come unstuck, fall, fizzle out (informal), flop (informal), founder, miscarry, misfire
- disappoint, abandon, desert, forget, forsake, let down, neglect, omit
- give out, conk out (informal), cut out, die, peter out, stop working
- go bankrupt, become insolvent, close down, fold (informal), go broke (informal), go bust (informal), go into receivership, go out of business, go to the wall, go under
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Thesaurus for failing from the Collins American English Thesaurus
The failings of someone or something are their faults or unsatisfactory features .