Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.

Class V. Words Releasing to the Voluntary Powers
Division (I) Individual Volition
Section V. Results of Voluntary Action

730. Noncompletion.

   NOUN: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].
   VERB: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].
   ADJECTIVE: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 one’s hands; on the anvil.
   ADVERB:re infectâ [L.]; without -, lacking- -the final touches, – the finishing stroke.