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- v. Present participle of lack.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. inadequate in amount or degree
- adj. nonexistent
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Tom gently probed the wound, his expression lacking optimism.
So having stress disorder was seen as lacking morals, hence the term lacking moral fibre?
Hannah hesitated, her expression lacking the assurance that had seemed so natural to her.
A middle layer of explanation has certainly been lacking from the start: the effort of persuasion that is neither inspirational nor tactical, where a leader tries to convert people to his side.
What has been sorely lacking is the pastoral dimension.
Of course that understanding and analysis is completely lacking from the press coverage.
I guess what I feel lacking is some sort of indication that you have come in contact with stuff like version control and issue tracking.
"'Mama grizzlies' has a catch to it, and you save your cubs — but what they're lacking is solutions," says former Republican congresswoman Connie Morella.
One thing still lacking is a feed item's comments & likes from various friends which consist more than half of the "fun."
What seems to be lacking is any viable alternatives.
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