Definitions

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  • adj. Not successful.

Etymologies

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non- +‎ successful

Examples

  • "I'd rather have 50% of the profits in a successful venture than 100% of the profits in a nonsuccessful one," he said.

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  • New research shows that lower-class, nonsuccessful "bad guys" smoke more often in movies than wealthy movie heroes, a finding that contradicts previous research examining smoking in the movies.

    Internet legal stuff

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