ACADEMIC FAILURE By N., Sam M.S. - 219 1. nonsuccessful attempt at academic achievement, generally stemming from poor capacity as an academic. 2. a marked decrease in academic success that was once present. ACADEMIC FAILURE: "Seth felt horrible when he received his notice from school in the mail after dropping out- it cited his withdrawal and listed him as an academic failure." Related Psychology Terms ANTISOCIAL REACTION Developing a Case Study Hitler and Conformity FREUD, SIGMUND (1856-1939) SCHIZOID PERSONALITY (Schizo- thymic Personality) OBSESSRVE-COMPULSIVE REACTION READING DISABILITY (Paralexia, Dyslexia) ADOLESCENCE (Theories) SCHOLASTIC APTITUDE TESTS NURSERY SCHOOL EXPERIENCE Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "ACADEMIC FAILURE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/academic-failure/ (accessed August 15, 2022).