What does lacking mean?

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lack·ing

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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

Examples of lacking in a Sentence

  1. Trade Minister Rahmat Gobel:

    Security has been a bit lacking.

  2. Mohammad Mohaqiq:

    This government is absolutely lacking national unity.

  3. Stanley Hubbard:

    He didn't click on television. He's lacking TV star power.

  4. New York:

    There are myriad issues lacking in the continuing resolution.

  5. Jakob Sorensen:

    We're really lacking clarity. We need a clear policy direction.

Images & Illustrations of lacking

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