lacking

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Verb[edit]

lacking

  1. present participle of lack

Noun[edit]

lacking ‎(plural lackings)

  1. The absence of something; a lack.
    • Sax Rohmer, The Romance of Sorcery
      Cagliostro, however, whatever his moral lackings, did not lack spirit; he was not the man to succumb to this kind of coercion.

Adjective[edit]

lacking ‎(comparative more lacking, superlative most lacking)

  1. missing or not having enough of (a good quality, etc)
    This cheese is lacking in pungency.

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