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Not available or in short supply,
  1. Not available or in short supply
    • - adequate resources and funds are both sadly lacking at present
  2. (of a quality) Missing or absent
    • - there was something lacking in our marriage
  3. Deficient or inadequate
    • - the students are not lacking in intellectual ability
    • - workers were asked in what way they found their managers lacking

  1. deficient: inadequate in amount or degree; "a deficient education"; "deficient in common sense"; "lacking in stamina"; "tested and found wanting"
  2. nonexistent; "the thumb is absent"; "her appetite was lacking"
  3. (lack) miss: be without; "This soup lacks salt"; "There is something missing in my jewelry box!"
  4. (lack) 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"
  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 (manque)) 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. (lack) 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)
  10. (Lack) Not have enough of something what is needed or wanted.
  11. (Lack) Subtraction of body parts. Insufficient seed.
  12. Describes a neutral liquor with no body or pronounced characteristics.