Definition of unsuccessful
: not successful : not meeting with or producing success
unsuccessfullyplay \ˌən-sək-ˈses-fə-lē\ adverb
Examples of unsuccessful in a sentence
His last novel was unsuccessful.
an unsuccessful attempt to fix the faucet ourselves
First Known Use of unsuccessful
UNSUCCESSFUL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of unsuccessful for English Language Learners
: not having or producing success : not successful
UNSUCCESSFUL Defined for Kids
Definition of unsuccessful for Students
: not ending in or having gained success an unsuccessful attempt
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