Failure - Crossword Clue

Crossword Clue Last Updated: 06/12/2021

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Failure.

5 letter answer(s) to failure

DEATH
  1. the time when something ends; "it was the death of all his plans"; "a dying of old hopes"
  2. the act of killing; "he had two deaths on his conscience"
  3. the event of dying or departure from life; "her death came as a terrible shock"; "upon your decease the capital will pass to your grandchildren"
  4. the personification of death; "Death walked the streets of the plague-bound city"
  5. the permanent end of all life functions in an organism or part of an organism; "the animal died a painful death"
  6. the absence of life or state of being dead; "he seemed more content in death than he had ever been in life"
  7. a final state; "he came to a bad end"; "the so-called glorious experiment came to an inglorious end"
  8. the time at which life ends; continuing until dead; "she stayed until his death"; "a struggle to the last"
LOSER
  1. a gambler who loses a bet
  2. a contestant who loses the contest
  3. a person with a record of failing; someone who loses consistently

3 letter answer(s) to failure

DUD
  1. an explosion that fails to occur
  2. someone who is unsuccessful
  3. failing to detonate; especially not charged with an active explosive; "he stepped on a dud mine"
  4. an event that fails badly or is totally ineffectual; "the first experiment was a real turkey"; "the meeting was a dud as far as new business was concerned"

4 letter answer(s) to failure

FLOP
  1. the act of throwing yourself down; "he landed on the bed with a great flop"
  2. a complete failure; "the play was a dismal flop"
  3. someone who is unsuccessful
  4. an arithmetic operation performed on floating-point numbers; "this computer can perform a million flops per second"
  5. exactly; "he fell flop on his face"
  6. fall suddenly and abruptly
  7. with a flopping sound; "he tumbled flop into the mud"
  8. fall loosely; "He flopped into a chair"
  9. fail utterly; collapse; "The project foundered"
MISS
  1. leave undone or leave out; "How could I miss that typo?"; "The workers on the conveyor belt miss one out of ten"
  2. a form of address for an unmarried woman
  3. fail to experience; "Fortunately, I missed the hurricane"
  4. a failure to hit (or meet or find etc)
  5. fail to reach; "The arrow missed the target"
  6. a young woman; "a young lady of 18"
  7. feel or suffer from the lack of; "He misses his mother"
  8. fail to reach or get to; "She missed her train"
  9. fail to perceive or to catch with the senses or the mind; "I missed that remark"; "She missed his point"; "We lost part of what he said"
  10. fail to attend an event or activity; "I missed the concert"; "He missed school for a week"
  11. be without; "This soup lacks salt"; "There is something missing in my jewelry box!"
  12. be absent; "The child had been missing for a week"

Other crossword clues with similar answers to 'Failure'

Hit's alternative
Hit's opposite
Ineffectual person
Inoperative
It fizzles
Its stroke is "as a lover
John Donne's "___ Be Not
Keep working steadily in place with yard
Lambert occupies swell place to sleep in USA
Lay an egg
Lead balloon
Leave out gender-specific term
Lemon
Long for
More intimate when leaderless one defeated
Nearer snatching the lead, but never a victor
Necrophobiac's fear
No hit
No power in profundity – one instead makes conclusion
No-hoper
No-hoper is more relaxed with one round to go
No-hoper with dreadful roles
No-hoper’s new role picking up seaweed at front
Not a medalist
Not so far off, Conservative departing as unsuccessful candidate?
Oft-failing person
Ole ___
One failing frequently
One failing to win quirky roles
One of Franklin's two cer
One unsuccessful in different roles
One wouldn’t succeed the Spanish queen
Overlook
Overshoot, say
Oversight
Pageant title
Passing
Passing wind? Eat Haribo bears
Pine for
Pine for - young lady
Pine for a girl
Point of no return?
Regularly visiting druids? That doesn't work
Reverse of determination not half shown by this failure
Ruination
Schlemiel
Shoot past, e.g.
Short-straw drawer
Skip lessons given by her?
Some French duke is failure
Sorry failure
Terse putdown
The end
The end of French at the origin of Huguenots
The last thing to appear in parade at Hartlepool
The one with 0 in 7-0
The Rolling Stones' "___
The Spanish sovereign defeated contender
Theroux's "endless night"
Total failure
Tricky roles for one always taking second place?
Turkey
Turkey, businesswise
Uniform worn by daughters is no good
Unsuccessful gambler
Unsuccessful person
Useless
Useless Edmund ignoring odd characters
Vanquished
Want to remove resistance, inviting mortality
Washout
Waste large satellite's power during repair
Whiff
Without leader, nearer failure
You're solver somewhat upset, one lacking success?
Young lady
_empty_
___ America
___ by chocolate (calorie
___ Piggy

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