Definition of "failings" []

  • A weak point; flaw (noun)
  • In default of (preposition)
  • Plural form of failing. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "failings" in a sentence
  • "With signs the economy is improving and President Barack Obama's poll numbers on the mend, elected Republicans want to make sure the candidates offer a full-throated alternative to Mr. Obama and not rely on what they call his failings to win in November."
  • "Another group, Conservatives for Patients 'Rights, which opposes a government-run health system, plans to begin airing 30-minute segments on Sunday featuring unpaid commentary by patients and doctors from Canada and the United Kingdom detailing what they describe as failings in their health-care systems."
  • "And the Vatican, with its own economic troubles thanks to its own greed and all too human failings, is hardly in a position to do little more than issue encyclicals."
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