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Definition 1: inadequate in amount or degree - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where lacking or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a deficient education
  • deficient in common sense
  • lacking in stamina
  • tested and found wanting

Synonyms for lacking in the sense of this definition

(lacking is similar to ...) lacking the requisite qualities or resources to meet a task

"inadequate training" "the staff was inadequate" "she was unequal to the task"

Definition 2: nonexistent - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where lacking or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the thumb is absent
  • her appetite was lacking

Synonyms for lacking in the sense of this definition

(lacking is similar to ...) not having existence or being or actuality

"chimeras are nonexistent"

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