failing

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failing

  1. Present participle of fail.

Noun[edit]

failing (plural failings)

  1. weakness; defect
    His worst failing is his temper.

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failing

  1. if the preferred or prior option is not possible
    A large proportion of the females employed in other firms are said to have signified their intention of going on strike, failing a settlement.

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