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the condition of lacking a needed or usual amount

to be without what is needed, required, or essential

Synonyms for lack

the state of needing something that is absent or unavailable

be without

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And while the whole face was the incarnation of fierceness and strength, the primal melancholy from which he suffered seemed to greaten the lines of mouth and eye and brow, seemed to give a largeness and completeness which otherwise the face would have lacked.
For she had had experiences, not nice, and she had been made to suffer by the lack of what was termed chivalry, though she, in turn, lacked that word to describe what she divined and desired.
The country needed extensive reconstruction in every aspect of society and lacked a trained indigenous work force to assist in the stabilization process.
The gastrin-deficient mice lacked RUNX3, a protein that in normal mice can activate such programmed cell death.
Since he lacked health insurance, he did not have access to the more costly viral lode test, which would have revealed that he was HIV positive.
According to the report, one consultant, who initially lacked a real estate broker license, billed the district nearly $1 million for work he did over a two-year period - a compensation level that is double the salary of LAUSD Superintendent Roy Romer, who makes $250,000 a year.
Women who lacked the GSTM1 gene and had ever or currently smoked were three times more likely to be rheumatoid factor positive than women who lacked the gene and had never taken up cigarettes.
Administrators are often hired based on decades-old job descriptions, by search committees that may have lacked any guidance or communication from the president or provost, or by a board that hasn't done its homework.
Africans have lacked commitment to an ideal that would make the difference.
COUNTY lacked the cutting edge to clinch a victory over titlechasing Kettering.
Despite coaching from former Balanchine stars Patricia McBride and Violette Verdy, Kristi Capps and Sasha Janes's performance of the Tschaikovsky Pas de Deux lacked energy and cohesiveness.
In the past the IRS has attacked the transfer of such property to a family limited partnership on the grounds that the entity lacked a valid or bona fide business purpose and, as a result, should have been disregarded for federal transfer tax purposes.
My client had the same stuff on his GSA but lacked one item.
He cited 180 roller coasters in 12 states that lacked such regulation.
6213) lacked the capacity to litigate before the court under Tax Court Rule 60(c), and dismissed the petition.