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Not successful
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“Firefighters in Wales left the picket line in an unsuccessful attempt to save a life.”
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Failed, not successful
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“The unsuccessful competitors left with nothing.”
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(of an action or situation) Causing shame or a loss of honour
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Exhausted and dejected
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With empty pockets
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Unable to fully realise one's ambitions
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No longer capable, effective or needed
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Making financial losses
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Clumsy or awkward in nature
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