Pronunciation of Lacking
/lˈakɪŋ/, /lˈakɪŋ/, /l_ˈa_k_ɪ_ŋ/
Antonyms for lacking:
Synonyms for lacking:
Other synonyms and related words:
destitute, substandard, meager, lean, unobtainable, nowhere, inferior, defective, abstracted, lost, barren, low, devoid, unavailable, innocent, absentee, scarce, except, short of, misplaced, tied up, shy, irrecoverable.
fragmentary, Unaccomplished, short, scanty, unattained, unfinished, insufficient, fractional, discontinuous, sectional, embryonic, segmental, immature, unachieved, partial, deficient, unfulfilled, incomplete, missing, undone, Curtailed, unsatisfactory, patchy.
wanting, deficient (adjective)
Sense 1 (noun)
Sense 2 (noun)
Sense 4 (noun)
Requiring, Defaulting, Needing.
Usage examples for lacking:
- Wayne was lacking only in moral courage. - "Marion's Faith.", Charles King.
- At no time since the days of S. Thomas was the saint's scientific method more lacking. - "On Prayer and The Contemplative Life", St. Thomas Aquinas.
- The master mechanic looked at the youth grimly, yet with a glance not lacking real interest. - "Ralph of the Roundhouse", Allen Chapman.