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  • IPA(key): /ˈlækɪŋ/
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  1. present participle and gerund of lack

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lacking (plural lackings)

  1. The absence of something; a lack.
    • 1914, Sax Rohmer, The Romance of Sorcery:
      Cagliostro, however, whatever his moral lackings, did not lack spirit; he was not the man to succumb to this kind of coercion.

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lacking (comparative more lacking, superlative most lacking)

  1. Missing or not having enough of (a good quality, etc).
    This cheese is lacking in pungency.

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