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  • n. Plural form of failing.

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Examples

  • With signs the economy is improving and President Barack Obama's poll numbers on the mend, elected Republicans want to make sure the candidates offer a full-throated alternative to Mr. Obama and not rely on what they call his failings to win in November.

    Romney to Woo Conservatives

  • Another group, Conservatives for Patients 'Rights, which opposes a government-run health system, plans to begin airing 30-minute segments on Sunday featuring unpaid commentary by patients and doctors from Canada and the United Kingdom detailing what they describe as failings in their health-care systems.

    Conservative Groups Fault Health-Care Agenda

  • And the Vatican, with its own economic troubles thanks to its own greed and all too human failings, is hardly in a position to do little more than issue encyclicals.

    Turn Left at the Vatican

  • The exagerations about the Candian systems failings is laughable.

    Obama: Canadian health care model won't work in U.S.

  • As we all kow, the thing adults do when confronted with their own failings is to attempt to minimize them by pointing out the failings in others.

    Balloon Juice » 2008 » March

  • One of Mr Johnson's failings is a belief that the public is there to serve him, not vice versa ...

    Archive 2008-05-01

  • No, evidence of our failings is published in order to move people towards compliance with our expressed values.

    Balkinization

  • With great courage, Obama has insisted that he would stick to his promises to tackle long-term failings in American society, even as he struggled to heal the economic crisis.

    open Democracy News Analysis - Comments

  • Football: Liverpool give new life to old title failings against Stoke City

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  • They shoved Bush on us, and his failings are their fault.

    Palin Hits Obama's "Bitter" Remarks

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