not able to be found
"missing in action"; "a missing person"
lacking, absent, missing, wanting(adj)
"the thumb is absent"; "her appetite was lacking"
Not able to be located; gone; absent; lost.
(of an internal combustion engine) To be running roughly due an occasional lack of a spark or other irregular fault
Etymology: [From Miss, v. i.]
absent from the place where it was expected to be found; lost; wanting; not present when called or looked for
Etymology: [From Miss, v. i.]
Missing is a 1982 American drama film directed by Costa Gavras, and starring Jack Lemmon, Sissy Spacek, Melanie Mayron, John Shea and Charles Cioffi. It is based on the true story of American journalist Charles Horman, who disappeared in the bloody aftermath of the US-backed Chilean coup of 1973 that deposed the democratically elected socialist President Salvador Allende. The film was banned in Chile during Pinochet's dictatorship, even though neither Chile nor Pinochet are ever mentioned by name.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
mis′ing, adj. absent from the place where it was expected to be found: lost: wanting.—adv. Miss′ingly (Shak.), with a sense of loss.—Missing link (see Link). [See Miss (v.).]
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
A casualty status for which the United States Code provides statutory guidance concerning missing members of the Military Services. Excluded are personnel who are in an absent without leave, deserter, or dropped-from-rolls status. A person declared
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
If a vessel is not heard of within six months after her departure (or after the last intelligence of her) from any port in Europe, and within twelve months from other parts of the world, she is deemed to be lost. Presumptive proof will suffice if none of her crew appear.
Military Dictionary and Gazetteer
Wanting; not present when called or looked for; lost; as, 100 soldiers are wounded and missing.
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'MISSING' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3491
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'MISSING' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2576
Rank popularity for the word 'MISSING' in Adjectives Frequency: #767
The numerical value of MISSING in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of MISSING in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
[Obama] is completely missing the point of this radical Islamic ideology that’s fueling these people.
All animals listen — closely — for predators, prey and mates, for predators, repeatedly missing auditory opportunities can mean a season without reproduction.
Russia, if you're listening, I hope you're able to find the 30,000 emails that are missing, i think you will probably be rewarded mightily by our press.
FOUL PLAY HAS NOT BEEN RULED OUT IN HOUSTON SOCIAL MEDIA INFLUENCERS DEATH : OFFICIALS Tom Sharkey rejected the notion that Tom Sharkey and Tom Sharkey wife had a fight on the night she went missing, reportedly sayinghe and Alexis Sharkeys didnt fight when she left on Friday. I just told her she couldnt drive under the influence, she left anyhow. This is where were at.
We've never missed a game at Michigan or New England or wherever, for the first two games when I was in the hospital, I didn't even care if they were playing -- much less missing the game. It was a matter of life and death, just like anybody who goes to the hospital. That's serious stuff.
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