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Mistakes - synonyms or related words

fail

noun

informal

a mistake or a failure, especially of something that was expected to be good

miscommunication

noun

a failure to communicate clearly or effectively

error

noun

a mistake, for example in a calculation or a decision

blunder

noun

a careless or embarrassing mistake

gaffe

noun

an embarrassing mistake that you make in public, especially one that offends or upsets someone

mistake

noun

something that you have not done correctly, or something you say or think that is not correct

slip

noun

a slight mistake, especially a careless one

mix-up

noun

informal

a mistake or problem that happens because someone is confused about details

misapprehension

noun

formal

a belief that is not correct

clanger

noun

British

informal

an embarrassing mistake, especially while you are talking. To drop a clanger means to make an embarrassing mistake like this.

nanodegree

a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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hypocaust

an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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