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Synonyms for lacking

Verb

1. miss, lack
usage: be without; "This soup lacks salt"; "There is something missing in my jewelry box!"

Adjective

1. deficient, lacking(predicate), wanting(predicate), inadequate (vs. adequate), unequal
usage: inadequate in amount or degree; "a deficient education"; "deficient in common sense"; "lacking in stamina"; "tested and found wanting"
2. lacking, absent, missing, wanting, nonexistent (vs. existent)
usage: nonexistent; "the thumb is absent"; "her appetite was lacking"
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