unsuccessfuladjectiveuk us /ˌʌn.səkˈses.fəl/
- Her bid for re-election was unsuccessful.
- Attempts to trace the whereabouts of a man seen leaving the scene of the crime have so far been unsuccessful.
- Our firm stands to lose a lot of money if the deal is unsuccessful.
- We are sorry to inform you that your application has been unsuccessful.
- We have been unsuccessful in finding a replacement.