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lacks, plural;
  1. Be without or deficient in
    • - the novel lacks imagination
    • - she lacks in patience
    • - Sam did not lack for friends
  1. The state of being without or not having enough of something
    • - the case was dismissed for lack of evidence
    • - there is no lack of entertainment aboard ship
    • - there is a lack of parking space in the town

  1. miss: be without; "This soup lacks salt"; "There is something missing in my jewelry box!"
  2. the state of needing something that is absent or unavailable; "there is a serious lack of insight into the problem"; "water is the critical deficiency in desert regions"; "for want of a nail the shoe was lost"
  3. (lacking) deficient: inadequate in amount or degree; "a deficient education"; "deficient in common sense"; "lacking in stamina"; "tested and found wanting"
  4. (lacking) nonexistent; "the thumb is absent"; "her appetite was lacking"
  5. Łąck is a village in Płock County, Masovian Voivodeship, in east-central Poland. It is the seat of the gmina (administrative district) called Gmina Łąck. It lies approximately south-west of Płock and west of Warsaw.
  6. Lack (in French, manque), is, in Lacan's psychoanalytic philosophy, always related to desire. In his seminar Le transfert (1960-61) he states that lack is what causes desire to arise.
  7. Henrietta Lacks (August 18, 1920 – October 4, 1951)Note: Some sources report her birthday as August 2, 1920 vice August 1, 1920. ...
  8. A defect or failing; moral or spiritual degeneracy; A deficiency or need (of something desirable or necessary); an absence, want; To be without, to need, to require; To be short (of or for something)
  9. (Lacking) Describes a neutral liquor with no body or pronounced characteristics.
  10. Subtraction of body parts. Insufficient seed.
  12. Not have enough of something what is needed or wanted.