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Meaning of UNSUCCESSFUL

Pronunciation:  `unsuk'sesful

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  failing to accomplish an intended result; "an abortive revolt"; "a stillborn plot to assassinate the President"
  2. [adj]  not successful; having failed or having an unfavorable outcome
 

UNSUCCESSFUL is a 12 letter word that starts with U.

 

 Synonyms: abortive, attempted, defeated, disappointed, discomfited, done for(p), down-and-out, empty-handed, failed, failing, foiled, frustrated, goalless, hitless, losing(a), no-win, out(a), ruined, scoreless, self-defeating, stillborn, sunk, thwarted, undone, unfruitful, unfulfilled, unplaced, unrealised, unrealized, unrewarded, washed-up, winless
 
 Antonyms: successful
 
 See Also: unfortunate, unprofitable

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Un`suc*cess"ful\, a.
Not successful; not producing the desired event; not
fortunate; meeting with, or resulting in, failure; unlucky;
unhappy. -- {Un`suc*cess"ful*ly}, adv. --
{Un`suc*cess"ful*ness}, n.

 

 

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