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English adjective: lacking

1. lacking inadequate in amount or degree


SamplesA deficient education.
Deficient in common sense.
Lacking in stamina.
Tested and found wanting.


Synonymsdeficient, wanting


Similarinadequate, unequal


Antonymsadequate, equal

2. lacking nonexistent


SamplesThe thumb is absent.
Her appetite was lacking.


Synonymsabsent, missing, wanting


Similarnonexistent


Antonymsexistent, existing









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