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Synonyms for missing
ˈmɪs ɪŋ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. missing(adj)

    not able to be found

    "missing in action"; "a missing person"

    Synonyms:
    absent, lacking, wanting

    Antonyms:
    found, existent, existing

  2. lacking, absent, missing, wanting(adj)

    nonexistent

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

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

    Antonyms:
    found, existent, existing

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. missing(a)

    Synonyms:
    absent, wanting

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "missing":

    disappeared, disappearance, unaccounted, extirpated, disappearances, extinct, gone, lacking, lost, lack, absent, vanished, absence

Nicknames

  1. List of known nicknames for "Missing":

    Missin

How to pronounce missing?

Alex
Alex
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Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say missing in sign language?

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#21577disappearance
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#108874extirpated
#275665absentminded

How to use missing in a sentence?

  1. Mandy Phelan:

    We're not mad on Posh, to be honest. If they were missing Baby or Ginger that would be a problem.

  2. Carolyn Jacob:

    Patients love it. ... It's quick and convenient and also covered by the majority of insurance companies, or inexpensive cash pay. One of our concerns with everyone putting off coming in is the chance of missing something, the important things are to take a look at your skin in the mirror ; look for spots that are bleeding or not healing ; or a bump on your skin in a sun-exposed area that is bleeding, crusting or flaking... that's something you want to make an appointment for.

  3. National Park Service:

    The terrain below where Bunker went missing is near the location of the Liberty Ridge tragedy that claimed the lives of six climbers in 2014. It is very steep, terminates in cliffs, and is known for frequent avalanches and active rockfall, this, combined with the broken surface of the Carbon Glacier, will prevent the deployment of ground teams in this search.

  4. Shane Ferrari:

    Very secluded, they have a business, they live onsite, and we never respond there very often for anything, so it struck us as very odd that we had someone missing, especially because you see them out in a group and having someone gone was very strange to us.

  5. Tarrant County Sheriff Dee Anderson:

    He got a big jump on us because he was gone before any of us knew that he was missing.


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