Failing

Definition of Failing

Fail´ing
n.1.A failing short; a becoming deficient; failure; deficiency; imperfection; weakness; lapse; fault; infirmity; as, a mental failing.
And ever in her mind she cast about
For that unnoticed failing in herself.
- Tennyson.
2.The act of becoming insolvent of bankrupt.

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