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un·suc·cess

 (ŭn′sək-sĕs′)
n.
Failure to achieve a desired end.
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unsuccess

(ˌʌnsəkˈsɛs)
n
failure, lack of success, or an instance thereof
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The condition of not achieving the desired end:
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Follow, poet, follow right To the bottom of the night, With your unconstraining voice Still persuade us to rejoice With the farming of a verse Make a vineyard of the curse Sing of human unsuccess In a rapture of distress In the desert of the heart Let the healing fountain start In the prison of his days Teach the free man how to praise.
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