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- success (n.)
- 1530s, "result, outcome," from Latin successus "an advance, a coming up; a good result, happy outcome," noun use of past participle of succedere "come after" (see succeed). Meaning "accomplishment of desired end" (good success) first recorded 1580s. Meaning "a thing or person which succeeds," especially in public, is from 1882.
The moral flabbiness born of the bitch-goddess SUCCESS. That -- with the squalid interpretation put on the word success -- is our national disease. [William James to H.G. Wells, Sept. 11, 1906]
Success story is attested from 1902. Among the French phrases reported by OED as in use in English late 19c. were succès d'estime "cordial reception given to a literary work out of respect rather than admiration" and succès de scandale "success (especially of a work of art) dependent upon its scandalous character."
- 1. Success is not guaranteed. It is not handed to you. Success is earned.
- 2. Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.--Winston Churchill
- 3. Talent, hard work and sheer tenacity are all crucial to career success.
- 4. Today's Security Council resolution will be a significant success for American diplomacy.
- 5. The company was coasting on the enormous success of its early products.
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