Meanwhile, the general focus of attention had passed exclusively to me, speaking (my brother in the first place) about the failure of my relationship with Sandro and my anger towards all men.
"I think perfection is ugly", he said. "Somewhere in the things that humans make, I want to see scars, failure, disorder, distortion."
Failure is the mother of success.
For some companies their treatment of their employees or clients at any given time could affect their share prices and so inevitably have a great influence on the company’s success or failure.
He ascribes his failure to bad luck.
His failure to observe traffic regulations resulted in a serious accident.
It's not fair to attribute your failure to your parents.
My coach said, "Failure teaches success".
That experiment was a failure.
That's the cause of his failure.
1. neglect: dereliction, default, delinquency, nonperformance, oversight, omission
2. failing: abortion, downfall, defeat, miscarriage
3. deficiency: deficit, insufficiency, inadequacy
4. decline: decay, declination, ebbing, deterioration, waning, loss
5. bankruptcy: fiasco, bust, collapse, dud, failing
6. flop: turkey, loser, clinker, bust, dud, washout, bomb