Definition of Failure. Meaning of Failure. Synonyms of Failure

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Definition of Failure

Failure
Failure Fail"ure, n. [From Fail.] 1. Cessation of supply, or total defect; a failing; deficiency; as, failure of rain; failure of crops. 2. Omission; nonperformance; as, the failure to keep a promise. 3. Want of success; the state of having failed. 4. Decay, or defect from decay; deterioration; as, the failure of memory or of sight. 5. A becoming insolvent; bankruptcy; suspension of payment; as, failure in business. 6. A failing; a slight fault. [Obs.] --Johnson.

Meaning of Failure from wikipedia

- Failure is the state or condition of not meeting a desirable or intended objective, and may be viewed as the opposite of success. The criteria for failure...
- failure (HF), also known as congestive heart failure (CHF) and (congestive) cardiac failure (CCF), is a set of manifestations caused by the failure of...
- levels. Kidney failure is classified as either acute kidney failure, which develops rapidly and may resolve; and chronic kidney failure, which develops...
- Failure to Launch is a 2006 American romantic comedy film directed by Tom Dey, and starring Matthew McConaughey and Sarah Jessica Parker. The film focuses...
- A dam failure or dam burst is a catastrophic type of failure characterized by the sudden, rapid, and uncontrolled release of impounded water or the likelihood...
- Failure rate is the frequency with which an engineered system or component fails, expressed in failures per unit of time. It is usually denoted by the...
- A cascading failure is a process in a system of interconnected parts in which the failure of one or few parts can trigger the failure of other parts and...
- third form of liver failure known as acute-on-chronic liver failure (ACLF) is increasingly being recognized. Acute liver failure is defined as "the rapid...
- Respiratory failure results from inadequate gas exchange by the respiratory system, meaning that the arterial oxygen, carbon dioxide, or both cannot be...
- In neoclassical economics, market failure is a situation in which the allocation of goods and services by a free market is not Pareto efficient, often...