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

Some articles on lacking:

X-Video Motion Compensation - Current Limitations
... of DxVA (which is the Microsoft equivalent API for Windows), and lacking support for other video formats than MPEG-2 in Linux device drivers from Intel ... 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 ...
Philautus Dimbullae - Description
... Adult female holotype 44.8 mm SVL ... Elongated body, with dorsally convex head and flat interorbital and internarial regions ...
... holotype, 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 ...
... 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 ...
Minority Language - Lacking Recognition in Some Countries
... 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) ... 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 ...

More definitions of "lacking":

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

Famous quotes containing the word lacking:

    Everywhere one seeks to produce meaning, to make the world signify, to render it visible. We are not, however, in danger of lacking meaning; quite the contrary, we are gorged with meaning and it is killing us.
    Jean Baudrillard (b. 1929)

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

    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)