unsuccessfully


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un·suc·cess·ful

 (ŭn′sək-sĕs′fəl)
adj.
1. Having an unfavorable outcome: an unsuccessful venture.
2. Failing to attain something desired or intended: an unsuccessful entrepreneur.

un′suc·cess′ful·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.unsuccessfully - without success; "she tried unsuccessfully to persuade him to buy a new car"
successfully - with success; in a successful manner; "she performed the surgery successfully"
Translations
neúspěšně
neuspešno

unsuccessfully

[ˈʌnsəkˈsesfəlɪ] ADV [try, argue] → sin éxito, en vano; [compete] → sin éxito

unsuccessfully

[ˌʌnsəkˈsɛsfʊli] adven vain, sans succès

unsuccessfully

adverfolglos; tryvergeblich; applyohne Erfolg, vergebens; I tried unsuccessfully to grow tomatoesich habe ohne Erfolg versucht, Tomaten zu ziehen

unsuccessfully

[ˌʌnsəkˈsɛsfəlɪ] advsenza successo
References in classic literature ?
They were confined for the evening at different tables, and she had nothing to hope, but that his eyes were so often turned towards her side of the room, as to make him play as unsuccessfully as herself.
We had occasion, in a former paper, to take notice of the repeated trials which have been unsuccessfully made in the United Netherlands for reforming the baneful and notorious vices of their constitution.
I have frequently been amused at seeing one of them, after crunching the obstinate nut with his teeth for a long time unsuccessfully, get into a violent passion with it.
Pangloss for himself; and very earnestly, but very unsuccessfully, trying to persuade the others that there were some fine tragic parts in the rest of the dramatis personae.
Lilla made gallant efforts to brace her dwindling powers, but for a time unsuccessfully.
The blow on the temple seems to show that the murderer wished to stun Mademoiselle Stangerson,--after he had unsuccessfully tried to strangle her.
She wentshe had driven once unsuccessfully to the door, but had not been into the house since the morning after Box Hill, when poor Jane had been in such distress as had filled her with compassion, though all the worst of her sufferings had been unsuspected.
I then expounded to Miss Mills what I had endeavoured, so very unsuccessfully, to expound to Dora.
Has your suit, then, been unsuccessfully paid to the Saxon heiress?
Vincy, in her fullest matronly bloom, looked at Mary's little figure, rough wavy hair, and visage quite without lilies and roses, and wondered; trying unsuccessfully to fancy herself caring about Mary's appearance in wedding clothes, or feeling complacency in grandchildren who would "feature" the Garths.
Scotland Yard has strained every nerve to bring the guilty people to justice, but so far unsuccessfully.
Singularly enough, the beast beheld this apparition and backed instantly, but the rider evidently saw nothing and whipped up unmercifully, also unsuccessfully, for the spirit stood directly in the path, and the amiable beast would not budge a foot.