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missing

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 no longer possessed
  • the missing socks turned up in the dog's special hiding place

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2 not present or in evidence
  • any sense of how real people talk and act is missing from this novel

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3 not at a certain place
  • our church organist is missing this morning, so we'll have to sing without her accompaniment

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missing

verb
present participle of miss

Synonyms & Antonyms of missing (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to fail to attend
  • had to miss work for a week because of the flu

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2 to fail to understand the true or actual meaning of
  • I think you're missing the point

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The first known use of missing was in the 14th century

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missiles

missing

missing out

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“Missing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/missing. Accessed 24 Jan. 2022.

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