Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (18701938). Rogets International Thesaurus. 1922.
Class V. Words Releasing to the Voluntary Powers
Division (I) Individual Volition
Section V. Results of Voluntary Action
NONCOMPLETION, nonfulfillment or nonfulfilment, shortcoming [See Shortcoming]; incompleteness [See Incompleteness]; drawn -battle, - game; work of Penelope; Sisyphean -labor, - toil, - task.
NONPERFORMANCE, inexecution; neglect of execution; neglect [See Neglect].
NOT COMPLETE [See Completion]; leave unfinished &c. adj., leave undone; neglect [See Neglect]; let alone, let slip; lose sight of.
FALL SHORT OF [See Shortcoming]; do things by halves, scotch the snake not kill it; hang fire; be slow to; collapse [See Shortcoming].
INCOMPLETE [See Incompleteness]; not completed &c. v.; uncompleted, unfinished, unaccomplished, unperformed, unexecuted; sketchy; addle, muddled, sterile.
in progress, in hand, on the stocks, in preparation, moving, getting along, going on, proceeding; on ones hands; on the anvil.
re infectâ [L.]; without -, lacking- -the final touches, - the finishing stroke.