Sentence for failing | Use failing in a sentence

Sentences with failing. The sentences below are ordered by length from shorter and easier to longer and more complex. They use failing in a sentence, providing visitors a sentence for failing.

  • He was failing now. (8)
  • That failing, he retreats. (7)
  • Lady Patterne was fast failing. (10)
  • Mrs. Fleming was failing in health. (10)
  • I cannot conceive her courage failing. (10)
  • His failing breath softened the bluntness. (10)
  • He is desperately tempted by his never failing. (10)
  • Failing in this endeavour, he wrote a love-letter to Annette. (10)
  • If it were a family failing, should not I too be trusting them? (10)
  • The light was just failing when they went back into the music-room. (8)
  • In a grey, failing light, an open muddy space is crowded with workmen. (8)
  • In rhyme with the failing of the light Noel became more and more silent. (8)
  • She accused herself terribly for having left it so long when it was failing. (8)
  • The reply failing to come to him immediately, he began striding to and fro. (10)
  • Again, and nearer than before, sounded that unearthly cry upon his failing sense. (1)
  • Our Law-courts failing, they threatened Parliament, and for a last resort, the country! (10)
  • To suppose that she would recognize a Genius, failing a special introduction, was absurd. (10)
  • I know he would be hurt by my failing in such a mark of respect to him on the present occasion. (4)
  • He tried once more to reach the bell, and, failing, sat still, with a thought that made him cold. (8)
  • The departure of Jolly and Val with their troop in April had further stiffened her failing resolve. (8)
  • Even the copying and adapting an old poem had overtaxed him, and in this he showed the failing powers of age. (9)
  • The little model seemed to try and nerve herself to make some statement, but, failing, passed into the house. (8)
  • A hansom cab rattled down the High Street; Hilary strained his ears after the failing clatter of hoofs and bell. (8)
  • To speak of his practising neglect or failing in a duty would be unbecoming in me as well as incorrect in fact. (12)
  • I went into Boston to finish the winter of 1881-2, and from time to time I heard that the poet was failing in health. (9)
  • He again tried to stand, evidently wishing to get to his desk to record this thought, but, failing, looked painfully at Hilary. (8)
  • The old dinner and supper tables at The Crossways furnished her with an abundant store; and recollection failing, she invented. (10)
  • They collected a heap of sketches and three large pictures, piling them before the window, and peering at them in the failing light. (8)
  • Failing to find the growth spontaneous, she returned and begged the old gentleman to wait a few moments and the trunk would be sent up. (10)
  • Failing this, a fire seems the only thing for them, and their removal to the cheaper custody of a combustible or slow-burning warehouse the best recourse. (9)
  • Seeing their beacon-nosed postillion preparing too mount and failing in his jump, Redworth was apprehensive, and questioned the fellow concerning potation. (10)

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