nonachiever


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Noun1.nonachiever - a student who does not perform as well as expected or as well as the IQ indicatesnonachiever - a student who does not perform as well as expected or as well as the IQ indicates
educatee, pupil, student - a learner who is enrolled in an educational institution
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The nonacademic is judged as a nonachiever who would be confined to jobs like dressmaking or carpentry.
Since the SAARC summit ended in Kathmandu, the debate is raging as to why the SAARC has remained a whopping nonachiever. Indian media accuses Pakistan of stalling the progress, whereas independent observers blame India for using all the 'tools' and means at its disposal to further its hegemonic designs in the region, and thus is responsible for lackluster performance of this regional organization.
A CARDIFF?BASED artist written off as a "nonachiever" at school is set to showcase his work at a well-known artistic hub.
My reading of the book suggests that Capelotti's scholarship has rescued Walter Wellman from the obscure shadows of a nonachiever, elevating his status to significant architect of polar aviation history.
Joy, it turns out, is the nonachiever among three middle-class New Jersey sisters.
Other possible labels include: disadvantaged, culturally deprived, underachiever, nonachiever, low ability, slow learner, less able, low socioeconomic status (SES), language impaired, dropout prone, alienated, marginal, disenfranchised, impoverished, underprivileged, low performing, and remedial (Lehr & Harris, 1988).