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 for lossage
From The Jargon File (version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003) :

  lossage
   /los'@j/, n.
  
      [very common] The result of a bug or malfunction. This is a mass or
      collective noun. ?What a loss!? and ?What lossage!? are nearly synonymous.
      The former is slightly more particular to the speaker's present
      circumstances; the latter implies a continuing lose of which the speaker
      is currently a victim. Thus (for example) a temporary hardware failure is a
      loss, but bugs in an important tool (like a compiler) are serious lossage.
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

  lossage
  
      /los'*j/ The result of a bug or malfunction.  This
     is a mass or collective noun.  "What a loss!" and "What
     lossage!"  are nearly synonymous.  The former is slightly more
     particular to the speaker's present circumstances; the latter
     implies a continuing lose of which the speaker is currently
     a victim.  Thus (for example) a temporary hardware failure is
     a loss, but bugs in an important tool (like a compiler) are
     serious lossage.
  
     [{Jargon File]
  
     (1995-04-19)
  

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