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Detailed Synonyms for lacking in English

lacking:

lacking adj

  1. lacking
  2. lacking
  3. lacking
    – inadequate in amount or degree 1
    deficient; lacking; wanting
    – inadequate in amount or degree 1
    • deficient adj
      • a deficient education1
      • deficient in common sense1
    • lacking adj
      • lacking in stamina1
    • wanting adj
      • tested and found wanting1
  4. lacking
    – nonexistent 1
    absent; missing; lacking; wanting
    – nonexistent 1

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Related Definitions for "lacking":

  1. inadequate in amount or degree1
    • lacking in stamina1
  2. nonexistent1
    • her appetite was lacking1

lacking form of lack:

to lack verbe (lacks, lacked, lacking)

  1. to lack
    to lack; to be missing; to be absent; to be lacking
    • lack verbe (lacks, lacked, lacking)
    • be missing verbe (is missing, being missing)
    • be absent verbe (is absent, being absent)
    • be lacking verbe (is lacking, being lacking)
  2. to lack
    to lack
    • lack verbe (lacks, lacked, lacking)
  3. to lack
    – be without 1
    to lack; to miss
    – be without 1
    • lack verbe (lacks, lacked, lacking)
      • This soup lacks salt1
    • miss verbe (misses, missed, missing)
      • There is something missing in my jewelry box!1

Conjugations for lack:

present
  1. lack
  2. lack
  3. lacks
  4. lack
  5. lack
  6. lack
simple past
  1. lacked
  2. lacked
  3. lacked
  4. lacked
  5. lacked
  6. lacked
present perfect
  1. have lacked
  2. have lacked
  3. has lacked
  4. have lacked
  5. have lacked
  6. have lacked
past continuous
  1. was lacking
  2. were lacking
  3. was lacking
  4. were lacking
  5. were lacking
  6. were lacking
future
  1. shall lack
  2. will lack
  3. will lack
  4. shall lack
  5. will lack
  6. will lack
continuous present
  1. am lacking
  2. are lacking
  3. is lacking
  4. are lacking
  5. are lacking
  6. are lacking
subjunctive
  1. be lacked
  2. be lacked
  3. be lacked
  4. be lacked
  5. be lacked
  6. be lacked
diverse
  1. lack!
  2. let's lack!
  3. lacked
  4. lacking
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

lack [the ~] nom

  1. the lack
    the poverty; the lack; the paucity; the destitution; the dearth; the hardship; the penury; the need; the want
  2. the lack
    the shortage; the deficiency; the lack; the deficit; the shortcoming; the insufficiency; the shortfall
  3. the lack
    the deficiency; the lack; the want
  4. the lack
    the shortfall; the insufficiency; the deficiency; the lack; the shortcoming
  5. the lack
    – the state of needing something that is absent or unavailable 1
    the lack; the want; the deficiency
    – the state of needing something that is absent or unavailable 1
    • lack [the ~] nom
      • there is a serious lack of insight into the problem1
    • want [the ~] nom
      • for want of a nail the shoe was lost1
    • deficiency [the ~] nom
      • water is the critical deficiency in desert regions1

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Related Definitions for "lack":

  1. the state of needing something that is absent or unavailable1
    • there is a serious lack of insight into the problem1
  2. be without1
    • This soup lacks salt1

Related Synonyms for lacking