miss, bummer, slaughter, bomb, farce, disaster, clunker, blunder, dud, clinker, catastrophe, shipwreck, loser, frost, thrive, walloping, lemon, washout, drubbing, fizzle, turkey, whipping.
failure (part of speech: noun)
The resolute admirer knew well what a fiasco
the day would be should the conventionalities prevail, and so said promptly: " Mrs. Banning, I appreciate your kind intentions, and I hope some day you may have the chance to carry them out.
- "Taken Alive", E. P. Roe.
He served again in the Braddock march, and in that fiasco,
Washington wrote, " Captain Peyroney and all his officers down to a corporal, was killed."
- "The True George Washington [10th Ed.]", Paul Leicester Ford.
After throwing off the native superstitions of centuries, it would be a dismal fiasco
to take on the European superstitions which have been discarded here by all progressive people.
- "The Problem of China", Bertrand Russell.