Failingly



[fey-ling] /ˈfeɪ lɪŋ/

noun
1.
an act or instance of failing; :
His failing is due to general incompetence.
2.
a defect or fault; shortcoming; weakness:
His lack of knowledge is a grave failing.
preposition
3.
in the absence or default of:
Failing payment, we shall sue.
/ˈfeɪlɪŋ/
noun
1.
a weak point; flaw
preposition
2.
(used to express a condition) in default of: failing 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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