• (adj): Not existing.
    Example: "Innovation has been sadly lacking"
    Synonyms: missing, nonexistent, wanting
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on lacking:

... CEUM 5071, is one of the specimens, a partial skeleton lacking the skull ... two specimens CEUM 5072 and CEUM 5073, both fragmentary skeletons again lacking the skull ... An enlarged second foot claw was lacking ...
Minority Language - Lacking Recognition in Some Countries
... community Russian language official in Russia, co-official in Belarus and Kazakhstan, lacking official status in Ukraine, Estonia and Latvia (more than 25% of the population in the latter two) ... in Hungary, co-official in Serbia's Vojvodina province (293,000 speakers), lacking official status in Romania (1,447,544 speakers, 6.7% of the population), Slovakia (520,000 speakers, approximately 10 ...
X-Video Motion Compensation - Current Limitations
... of the features and function of DxVA (which is the Microsoft equivalent API for Windows), and lacking support for other video formats than MPEG-2 in Linux device drivers ... Lacking network transparency in the XvMC API Lacking the ability for the client application to be completely independent of which client side library needs to be used (i.e ...
... Windegg may be an egg that is somehow lacking (e.g ... lacking the yolk or the shell, or a rotten or unimpregnated egg), also figurative speaking for something else that is lacking, a lacking product ...
Philautus Dimbullae - Description
... Adult female holotype 44.8 mm SVL ... Elongated body, with dorsally convex head and flat interorbital and internarial regions ...

More definitions of "lacking":

  • (adj): Inadequate in amount or degree.
    Example: "Lacking in stamina"
    Synonyms: deficient, wanting

Famous quotes containing the word lacking:

    The report reflects incredibly terrible judgments, shockingly sparse concern for human life, instances of officials lacking the courage to exercise the responsibilities of their high office and some very bewildering thought processes.
    Jane Jarrell Smith, U.S. widow of American astronaut Michael J. Smith. As quoted in Newsweek magazine, p. 13 (June 30, 1986)

    Life and death have been lacking in my life.
    Jorge Luis Borges (1899–1986)

    Memory is a wonderfully useful tool, and without it judgement does its work with difficulty; it is entirely lacking in me.... Now, the more I distrust my memory, the more confused it becomes. It serves me better by chance encounter; I have to solicit it nonchalantly. For if I press it, it is stunned; and once it has begun to totter, the more I probe it, the more it gets mixed up and embarrassed. It serves me at its own time, not at mine.
    Michel de Montaigne (1533–1592)