failingly


failingly

noun

  1. an act or instance of failing; failure: His failing is due to general incompetence.
  2. a defect or fault; shortcoming; weakness: His lack of knowledge is a grave failing.

preposition

  1. in the absence or default of: Failing payment, we shall sue.

noun

  1. a weak point; flaw

preposition

  1. (used to express a condition) in default offailing a solution this afternoon, the problem will have to wait until Monday
n.

“defect, fault,” 1580s, verbal noun from fail (v.).

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