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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lack  \Lack\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Lacked};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Lacking}.] 
  1.  To  blame;  to  find  fault  with  [Obs.] 
 
  Love  them  and  lakke  them  not  --Piers 
  Plowman. 
 
  2.  To  be  without  or  destitute  of  to  want  to  need 
 
  If  any  of  you  lack  wisdom,  let  him  ask  of  God. 
  --James  i.  5. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  lacking 
  adj  1:  not  existing;  "innovation  has  been  sadly  lacking"; 
  "character  development  is  missing  from  the  book"  [syn: 
  {lacking(p)},  {missing},  {nonexistent},  {wanting(a)}] 
  2:  inadequate  in  amount  or  degree;  "a  deficient  education"; 
  "deficient  in  common  sense";  "lacking  in  stamina";  "tested 
  and  found  wanting"  [syn:  {deficient},  {lacking(p)},  {wanting(p)}] 




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