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."
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