from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- adjective Unfulfilled or frustrated in the realization of one's ambitions or capabilities.
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[French, from past participle of manquer, to fail, from Old French, from Old Italian mancare, from manco, lacking, from Latin mancus, maimed, infirm; see man- in Indo-European roots.]
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Existing in English from the eighteenth century: from French manqué, past participle form of manquer ("to lack, to be lacking in").
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