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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Rank popularity for the word 'missing' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3491
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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
As a Floridian, I'm a little disappointed, because he's missing, like, 35% of his votes. And it's just kind of like, dude, you know, either drop out or do something, but we're paying you to do something, it ain't running for president, we're way ahead of Marco's campaign.
She's the best in the world and she will be the best gymnast that has ever lived in my opinion, all that is missing is that Olympic gold, that is the cherry on top. But I have no doubt in my mind she will do that.
I don't like missing cuts, you want to be playing on the weekend, and I'm not there. I'm not going to be playing this weekend, which is not nice.
Either all lights are turned off or one inner light is missing.
Basically, they just said that he was shot down and he's missing and you will get updates via daily telegram.
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