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unsuccess

[uhn-suh k-ses] /ˌʌn səkˈsɛs/
noun
1.
lack of success; failure.
Origin
1580-1590
1580-90; un-1 + success
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Examples for unsuccess
  • Despite his unsuccess early on, one has the impression of a considerable manipulator of his own fortunes.
  • Many systems have a duplicate bottle to be used as aback-up should the first shot be unsuccess-ful.
  • But the effort was unsuccess-ful and appeared for a time to have been abandoned.
  • After a year of unsuccess- ful attempts to find a reliable diaphragm material, these pumps were replaced with centrifugal pumps.
  • Several similar but unsuccess-ful efforts were made later, which need not be dwelt upon.
  • After a year of unsuccess-ful attempts to find a reliable diaphragm material, these pumps were replaced with centrifugal pumps.

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