Failed in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Failed

Decayed; worn out. | Bankrupt. | simple past tense and past participle of fail

Short Example Sentence for Failed

  • 1. Nor has he failed me. 🔊
  • 2. His courage failed him. 🔊
  • 3. It was water that failed them. 🔊
  • 4. His resolution had failed him. 🔊
  • 5. I never failed to pay it my respects. 🔊
  • 6. But even that circumstance failed to depress her spirits. 🔊
  • 7. Above all, Democracy has not failed in the supreme test. 🔊
  • 8. Perhaps you have recognised the man and failed to remember his name. 🔊
  • 9. I could not see why he so distinctly failed to get reconciled to it. 🔊
  • 10. It left me eager to go somewhere; but it failed to offer me any direction. 🔊
  • 11. It had failed, and failed twice; but did that prove anything? 🔊
  • 12. If there was a single absentee from the ranks I failed to miss him. 🔊
  • 13. Lord Kames boldly cut the knot which philosophy had failed to unravel for him. 🔊
  • 14. The water party, too few and too weak, paralyzed, failed to act. 🔊
  • 15. I failed in that, but I stopped his confounded quizzical stare. 🔊
  • 16. I failed to get the least satisfaction from any one at the War Office. 🔊

How to use Failed in Sentence?

  • 1. He was in a towering rage, for his expedition had failed and he had lost two men. 🔊
  • 2. The voluntary principle has not failed either in the Army or any other profession. 🔊
  • 3. It was the first time that I had ever failed to take the precaution of closing it tightly. 🔊
  • 4. Was Corinna, who had failed in philanthropy and chosen beauty, the only wise one among them? 🔊
  • 5. And she understood in that instant that the look his face wore was the look of those who have failed in their vocation. 🔊
  • 6. She would have lost her self-respect had she failed in the slightest detail of her duty to the house. 🔊
  • 7. Possessing every grace of character except humanity, he had failed in life because this one gift was absent. 🔊
  • 8. All those things were taken for granted, and he left with a balked feeling, as if he had failed of some purpose. 🔊
  • 9. Peace grew on her, through increasing self-condemnation, and bearing her up as the bodily powers failed more and more. 🔊
  • 10. Here, he realized, was where he had lost connection, where he had failed to hold his place in the turmoil. 🔊
  • 11. I had a remarkably intellectual cat, who never failed to attend one of us when we went round the garden. 🔊
  • 12. Though she could exercise when she chose a strangely passive attraction, her charm usually failed in the end for lack of intelligent guidance. 🔊
  • 13. History gives them scant notice, and the Federal government has failed to reward them as they deserve. 🔊
  • 14. These did their duty nobly; the fierce attack of the enemy failed to break their order, or make them even flinch for a moment. 🔊
  • 15. His duty was also to shuffle his feet when the servant-maid approached, and a precious drubbing he got if he failed to shuffle them loud enough. 🔊
  • 16. It is now conceded that this was done because the United States had failed to live up to its pledges. 🔊
  • 17. They will tell you, if in communicative mood, that George has failed to rise to the majestic opportunities of the moment. 🔊
  • 18. No one could have failed to approve of the wonderful transformation Jolly had made in a bare, cheerless lumber room. 🔊
  • 19. A flying column that followed the retreating enemy to Dongtse failed to catch them up, but returned with a fine haul of useful forage. 🔊
  • 20. I had a glimpse of them, never to be forgotten, once when she failed to come for two days, and I went to look her up. 🔊
  • 21. On the 4th of March he was attacked by fever; on the 5th, his strength failed greatly; and on the 6th he was scarcely kept alive by cordials. 🔊
  • 22. In his need of a remunerative occupation he applied for the position of city engineer in St. Louis; but he failed to obtain it. 🔊
  • 23. But the little girl was thinking of certain effects which she would have made, and which the actress who had played the adventuress had failed to make. 🔊
  • 24. He is a mighty gladiator, but cheery comfort from his seconds between rounds has failed on many an occasion to prevent a champion pugilist from being knocked out. 🔊