Un·suc·cess·ful a. Not successful; not producing the desired event; not fortunate; meeting with, or resulting in, failure; unlucky; unhappy. -- Un*suc*cess*ful*ly, adv. -- Un*suc*cess*ful*ness, n.
adj 1: not successful; having failed or having an unfavorable
outcome [ant: successful]
2: failing to accomplish an intended result; "an abortive
revolt"; "a stillborn plot to assassinate the President"
[syn: abortive, stillborn]