unsuccessful

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Etymology[edit]

un- +‎ successful

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌʌnsəkˈsɛsfl̩/
  • Hyphenation: un‧suc‧cess‧ful

Adjective[edit]

unsuccessful (comparative more unsuccessful, superlative most unsuccessful)

  1. Failed, not successful.
    His unsuccessful attempt earned him sympathy, condolences, and an occasional good-natured ribbing.

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