What does lacking mean?

Definitions for lacking
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

How to pronounce lacking?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say lacking in sign language?

  1. lacking

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. House Minority Leader Todd Rutherford:

    When it comes to leadership, it simply has been lacking, i have worked with a Democratic governor at first and then a Republican governor, Mark Sanford. He would pick battles all the time but he would also invite Democrats to the governor's mansion to talk about issues. He would come to talk to our caucus meetings. She doesn't do any of that.

  2. Barbara Raimondo:

    They really don’t get the training in medical school to appropriately advise parents on this, parents think the pediatricians know, but pediatricians are lacking in sign language and in raising a deaf child. So this is a problem.

  3. Liu Guoliang:

    Ma's always been criticized from outside for lacking an edge. I didn't see it that way tonight, liu Guoliang set Liu Guoliang emotions free.

  4. Cory Booker:

    I just have this strong belief now as I meet rural, white Americans, as I meet rural black Americans, we have so much of the common pain but we're lacking the sense of common purpose.

  5. Vanna Bonta:

    There is direct correlation between a society lacking in artistic vision to lack of social conscience, i.e., crime, poverty, and senseless, violent atrocities, materialism.

Images & Illustrations of lacking

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