Be unsuccessful (4)

While searching our database we found 1 possible solution for the: Be unsuccessful (4) crossword clue. This crossword clue was last seen on 10 June 2021 The Guardian Quick Crossword puzzle. The solution we have for Be unsuccessful (4) has a total of 4 letters.

Answer

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Definition

To be wanting; to fall short; to be or become deficient in any measure or degree up to total absence; to cease to be furnished in the usual or expected manner, or to be altogether cut off from supply; to be lacking; as, streams fail; crops fail.
To be affected with want; to come short; to lack; to be deficient or unprovided; -- used with of.
To fall away; to become diminished; to decline; to decay; to sink.
To deteriorate in respect to vigor, activity, resources, etc.; to become weaker; as, a sick man fails.
To perish; to die; -- used of a person.
To be found wanting with respect to an action or a duty to be performed, a result to be secured, etc.; to miss; not to fulfill expectation.
To come short of a result or object aimed at or desired ; to be baffled or frusrated.
To err in judgment; to be mistaken.
To become unable to meet one's engagements; especially, to be unable to pay one's debts or discharge one's business obligation; to become bankrupt or insolvent.
To be wanting to ; to be insufficient for; to disappoint; to desert.
To miss of attaining; to lose.
Miscarriage; failure; deficiency; fault; -- mostly superseded by failure or failing, except in the phrase without fail.
Death; decease.

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