Pronunciation of Failing
/fˈe͡ɪlɪŋ/, /fˈeɪlɪŋ/, /f_ˈeɪ_l_ɪ_ŋ/
Antonyms for failing:
Synonyms for failing:
shaky, aging, inadequacy, unfit, blah, preposition, Thru, bedridden, weak point, lightheaded, Among, leaden, drained, senile, dying, housebound, deficiency, unsteady, indisposed, pending, worse, wretched, unhealthy, disordered, abnormality, Unto, unwell, goner, Sickened, barring, woozy, Amid, diseased, Qua, From, frail, Upon, Onto, imperfection, decay, shivery, damage, underside, Toward, Achilles' Heel, feeble, undernourished, With, stricken, incapacitated, Into, ailing, groggy, smitten, Against, homebound.
Other synonyms and related words:
aging, unsuccessful, Into, aboard, frailty, regressive, defect, Against, want, blind spot, flunk, fault, housebound, goner, critical, woozy, disappointing, disgusted, unfit, unhealthy, With, limitation, guilt, unsteady, frail, abortive, Achilles' Heel, weakness, prep, unsatisfactory, contagious, feeble, damage, From, demerit, retrograde, terrible, rough, Unto, sickly, down, foible, Among, incapacitated, dereliction, failed, senile, terminal, ill, sick, dying, weak point, dizzy, fragile, vice, ailing, declining, deteriorating, drained, defection, fatally, stricken, regressing, short, disordered, helplessness, sin, decay, shortcoming, deficiency, retrogressive, feverish, inadequate, undernourished, unwell, disadvantage, bedridden, better, inadequacy, worse, imperfection, diseased, abnormality, Amid, delirious, poverty, shocked, barring, Upon, pending, Toward, indisposed, dead, infirmity.
not well, weak (adjective)
Sense 1 (noun)
Sense 2 (noun)
Sense 3 (noun)
Sense 4 (noun)
lapse, shortcoming (noun)
Usage examples for failing:
- Let me add that I would not ask the favor but that my health and strength are failing fast." - "Wife in Name Only", Charlotte M. Braeme (Bertha M. Clay).
- Failing this, he would go on if possible to Cape Evans. - "South with Scott", Edward R. G. R. Evans.
- The breeze, which had before been fresh, had by degrees been falling, and now failing us altogether, the schooner lay becalmed with her sails flapping against the masts. - "In the Wilds of Africa", W.H.G. Kingston.