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lacking

adjective

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1 not coming up to an expected measure or meeting a particular need
  • we felt the afternoon television offerings were somewhat lacking in entertainment value

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2 not present or in evidence
  • for the moment anyway, wood for the fireplace is lacking

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lacking

verb
present participle of lack

Synonyms & Antonyms of lacking (Entry 2 of 2)

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“Lacking.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/lacking. Accessed 22 May. 2022.

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