Definition of "lacking" []

  • Missing or absent (adjective)
  • Deficient in or not having enough of (adjective)
  • Inadequate; not good enough (adjective)
  • Present participle of lack. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "lacking" in a sentence
  • "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."