unsuccess

noun
un·​suc·​cess | \ ˌən-sək-ˈses How to pronounce unsuccess (audio) \

Definition of unsuccess

: lack of success : failure Well do I remember how painful love can be, how exciting, and, in the event of unsuccess, how disappointing and doleful the days and nights.— E. B. White

First Known Use of unsuccess

circa 1586, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unsuccess was circa 1586

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“Unsuccess.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unsuccess. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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