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Princeton's WordNet

  1. deficient, lacking(p), wanting(p)adjective

    inadequate in amount or degree

    "a deficient education"; "deficient in common sense"; "lacking in stamina"; "tested and found wanting"

    Antonyms:
    existent, adequate, existing, equal

  2. lacking, absent, missing, wantingadjective

    nonexistent

    "the thumb is absent"; "her appetite was lacking"

    Synonyms:
    abstracted, scatty, lacking(p), wanting, wanting(p), absentminded, deficient, absent, missing

    Antonyms:
    existing, adequate, existent, equal

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. lackingadjective

    Synonyms:
    deficient, insufficient, unsupplied, shy, wanting, devoid

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "lacking":

    missing, lack

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How to use lacking in a sentence?

  1. Asako Takakura:

    Since we became a new team I have spoken with our players about Nadeshiko pride and I think we showed it today, but still it's not enough, there are still many things lacking. We have to try more to show better football and to grow more.

  2. Mimi Haleyi:

    If they are engaging in speculation as to my client, I believe that they are lacking in facts which would exculpate their client Mr. Harvey Weinstein.

  3. Barry Ritholtz:

    We don't know if this correction will be modest or significant, a full-blown bear market or worse, lacking sufficient information to make an informed decision, I only suggest you don't make wild unsubstantiated guesses with your portfolios.

  4. Andr Maurois:

    The most important quality in a leader is that of being acknowledged as such. All leaders whose fitness is questioned are clearly lacking in force.

  5. Carl Jung:

    Where love rules, there is no will to power; where power predominates, there love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other.

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