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losing

los·ing

losing

 
pronunciation:
lu zIng
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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Word Combinations (adjective, noun)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: characterized by or experiencing loss or defeat.
the losing side
definition 2: causing or leading to loss.
a losing arrangement
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act or process of loss.
similar words:
loss
definition 2: (pl.) losses, esp. as a result of gambling.
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derivation: losingly (adv.)