lacking meaning


    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
          • To highlight the phenotype, lacking macrochaetae are encircled on the left heminotum.
          • It, however, differs in its secondary chemistry, containing aotearone but lacking capistratone or lacking xanthones altogether (specimen 5).
          • The socialists all seemed to me to be old, even those who were anagraphically young, and to be lacking in revolutionary capacity.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Adjectives
          • Nouns
            • Countable nouns
            • Verbs
              • Verb forms
                • Participles
                  • Present participles
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            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.
            Difficultness: Level 2
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            Definiteness: Level 1
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