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 cas about For that unnoticed failing in herself. Tennyson.

2.

The act of becoming insolvent of bankrupt.

Syn. -- See Fault.

 

© Webster 1913.

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