What does lacking mean?

Definitions for lacking

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word lacking.

Princeton's WordNet

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

    inadequate in amount or degree

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

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

    nonexistent

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lacking

    of Lack

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lacking in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lacking in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Francisco Luna:

    Workers' moods are in the dumps, every day it's worse. Maintenance is lacking, equipment is lacking.

  2. Michael Tyler:

    While minority 'outreach' is sorely lacking in today's GOP, what is even more lacking is a record of real results.

  3. Gustave Flaubert:

    To be stupid, selfish, and have good health are three requirements for happiness, though if stupidity is lacking, all is lost.

  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. Ravi Retnakaran:

    The literature really is lacking in these types of studies with repeated assessment, you may not be completely out of the woods if you’re classified as healthy obese.

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