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 lacking lacking /ˈlækɪŋ/


  1. () Inadequate in amount or degree  ( wanting , deficient , lacking )
    inadequate in amount or degree
     A deficient education
    a deficient education
     Deficient in common sense
    deficient in common sense
     Lacking in stamina
    lacking in stamina
     Tested and found wanting
    tested and found wanting
  2. Nonexistent  ( absent , lacking , missing , wanting )
     The thumb is absent
    the thumb is absent
     Her appetite was lacking
    her appetite was lacking