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    Definition of lacking in English Dictionary

  • NounPLlackingsSUF-ing
    1. The absence of something; a lack.
    2. Verb
      1. present participle of lack.
      2. AdjectiveCOMmore lackingSUPmost lacking
        1. missing or not having enough of (a good quality, etc).
          1. This cheese is lacking in pungency. ‎
      3. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • The names in question are George A. Romero and Stephen King, with the former having adapted three of the latter's stories for this omnibus snoozefest which is utterly lacking in chills or thrills.
          • We also modified Character 25 from a binary to a multistate character by adding the primitive condition of lacking a distinct postorbital horncore.
          • This wasn’t an albino but an erythristic badger, lacking black pigment in its fur through a genetic mutation.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Adjectives
          • Nouns
            • Countable nouns
            • Verbs
              • Verb forms
                • Participles
                  • Present participles
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            1. en lackings
            2. en lackingness
            Source: Wiktionary

            Meaning of lacking for the defined word.

            Grammatically, this word "lacking" is an adjective. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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