What does lacking mean?

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lack·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

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

    inadequate in amount or degree

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

  2. lacking, absent, missing, wantingadjective

    nonexistent

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lacking

    of Lack

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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. Jay Lanham:

    Weve seen a rise in gang activity here this spring. There have been a few homicides in the region, as youve seen, last year, we saw the gangs, especially MS-13, laying low. We arrested a lot of the program and clique leaders so their leadership was lacking.

  2. One HISD eighth-grade teacher:

    Teachers are lacking funding, the printer in my classroom was funded by people who donated to my page on www.donorschoose.org.

  3. Mimi Haleyi:

    If they are engaging in speculation as to my client, I believe that they are lacking in facts which would exculpate their client Mr. Harvey Weinstein.

  4. Carl Jung:

    Where love rules, there is no will to power; where power predominates, there love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other.

  5. Brian Katulis:

    This letter is signed by those who remain in the internationalist wing of the party – many were former advisors to candidates who lost the primary fight to Donald Trump, calling Trump unqualified to be commander in chief is tough, but also asserting that Donald Trump’s lacking in character and understanding of our basic values is really pretty amazing.

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