Associations to the word «Failing»

Wiktionary

FAILING, verb. Present participle of fail
FAILING, noun. Weakness; defect
FAILING, preposition. If the preferred or prior option is not possible
FAILING AT LIFE, verb. Present participle of fail at life

Dictionary definition

FAILING, noun. A flaw or weak point; "he was quick to point out his wife's failings".
FAILING, noun. Failure to reach a minimum required performance; "his failing the course led to his disqualification"; "he got two flunks on his report".
FAILING, adjective. Below acceptable in performance; "received failing grades".

Wise words

It is better wither to be silent, or to say things of more value than silence. Sooner throw a pearl at hazard than an idle or useless word; and do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in a few.
Pythagoras