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Synonyms of lacking in English:


  • 1 proof was lacking
    absent, missing, non-existent, not present, unavailable, not to be found
    [Antonyms] present, plentiful
  • 2 the advocate general found the government lacking on two counts
    deficient, defective, inadequate, wanting, limited, flawed, faulty, insufficient, unacceptable, impaired, imperfect, second-rate, restricted, inferior
    [Antonyms] perfect
  • 3 the game was lacking in atmosphere
    without, devoid of, bereft of, bankrupt of, destitute of, empty of, deprived of, free from/of;
    deficient in, low on, short on, in need of
    informal minus
    [Antonyms] full of
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