Antonyms for prosperˈprɒs pər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. thrive, prosper, fly high, flourish(verb)

    make steady progress; be at the high point in one's career or reach a high point in historical significance or importance

    Synonyms:
    wave, brandish, prosper, fly high, thrive, boom, expand, flourish

English Synonyms and Antonyms, by James Champlin Fernald

  1. prosper

    A person succeeds when he accomplishes what he attempts, or attains a desired object or result; an enterprise or undertaking succeeds that has a prosperous result. To win implies that some one loses, but one may succeed where no one fails. A solitary swimmer succeeds in reaching the shore; if we say he wins the shore we contrast him with himself as a possible loser. Many students may succeed in study; a few win the special prizes, for which all compete. Compare FOLLOW.

    Antonyms:
    be defeated, come short, fail, fall short, lose, miscarry, miss

    Synonyms:
    achieve, attain, flourish, prevail, succeed, thrive, win

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