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unsuccessful

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adjective un·suc·cess·ful \-fəl\

Simple Definition of unsuccessful

  • : not having or producing success : not successful

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of unsuccessful

  1. :  not successful :  not meeting with or producing success

unsuccessfully play \-fə-lē\ adverb

Examples of unsuccessful in a sentence

  1. His last novel was unsuccessful.

  2. <an unsuccessful attempt to fix the faucet ourselves>



1617

First Known Use of unsuccessful

1617



UNSUCCESSFUL Defined for Kids

unsuccessful

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adjective un·suc·cess·ful \ˌən-sək-ˈses-fəl\

Definition of unsuccessful for Students

  1. :  not ending in or having gained success <an unsuccessful attempt>

unsuccessfully \-fə-lē\ adverb




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