What is the opposite of winning?

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Opposite of gaining, resulting in, or relating to victory in a contest or competition
Opposite of charming or attractive
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Opposite of marked by accolades, or having favorable opportunities
“He remained a largely anonymous actor, having failed to score any roles of note in Hollywood.”
Opposite of able to persuade
Opposite of denotes the foremost position ranked above all else
“I saw you bringing up the rear, but at least you closed the gap and didn't finish in the worst position.”
Opposite of having endearing traits or features attributable to infants
“As the years continued to pass, he would begin to look increasingly mature.”
Opposite of in the lead
Opposite of an instance of winning or having success
“This latest defeat will mean that she is no longer a contender for the world title.”
Opposite of a thing achieved, especially a skill or educational achievement
Opposite of the act of procuring
Opposite of in the lead
Opposite of present participle for to acquire or secure as a result of a contest, conflict, bet, or other endeavor
“He will lose the lead if he expends too much energy trying to maintain it.”
Opposite of present participle for to achieve, especially by succeeding in a competition or contest
“The objective is to win the game, not lose it.”
Opposite of present participle for to triumph or achieve victory in
“We are likely to lose in our upcoming match if we are not at the top of our game.”
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