Lacking - Crossword Clue

Crossword Clue Last Updated: 28/03/2020

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Lacking.

9 letter answer(s) to lacking

  1. inadequate in amount or degree; "a deficient education"; "deficient in common sense"; "lacking in stamina"; "tested and found wanting"
  2. falling short of some prescribed norm; "substandard housing"
  3. of a quantity not able to fulfill a need or requirement; "insufficient funds"

4 letter answer(s) to lacking

  1. comparative of little; "she walks less than she should"; "he works less these days"
  2. (comparative of `little' usually used with mass nouns) a quantifier meaning not as great in amount or degree; "of less importance"; "less time to spend with the family"; "a shower uses less water"; "less than three years old"
  3. (nonstandard in some uses but often idiomatic with measure phrases) fewer; "less than three weeks"; "no less than 50 people attended"; "in 25 words or less"
  4. (usually preceded by `no') lower in quality; "no less than perfect"
  5. used to form the comparative of some adjectives and adverbs; "less interesting"; "less expensive"; "less quickly"
  1. Without; deprived or destitute of. Rarely used as an English word.

5 letter answer(s) to lacking

  1. involving disadvantage or harm; "minus (or negative) factors"
  2. on the negative side or lower end of a scale; "minus 5 degrees"; "a grade of B minus"
  3. an arithmetic operation in which the difference between two numbers is calculated; "the subtraction of three from four leaves one"; "four minus three equals one"
  1. A drink of spirits.
  2. create a short circuit in
  3. cheat someone by not returning him enough money
  4. quickly and without warning; "he stopped suddenly"
  5. in a curt, abrupt and discourteous manner; "he told me curtly to get on with it"; "he talked short with everyone"; "he said shortly that he didn't like it"
  6. marked by rude or peremptory shortness;
  7. at a disadvantage; "I was caught short"
  8. tending to crumble or break into flakes due to a large amount of shortening; "shortbread is a short crumbly cookie"; "a short flaky pie crust"
  9. so as to interrupt; "She took him up short before he could continue"
  10. (primarily spatial sense) having little length or lacking in length; "short skirts"; "short hair"; "the board was a foot short"; "a short toss"
  11. at some point or distance before a goal is reached; "he fell short of our expectations"
  12. primarily temporal sense; indicating or being or seeming to be limit

3 letter answer(s) to lacking

  1. wary and distrustful; disposed to avoid persons or things; "shy of strangers"
  2. lacking self-confidence; "stood in the doorway diffident and abashed"; "problems that call for bold not timid responses"; "a very unsure young man"
  3. throw quickly
  4. short; "eleven is one shy of a dozen"
  5. start suddenly, as from fright
  6. a quick throw; "he gave the ball a shy to the first baseman"

6 letter answer(s) to lacking


7 letter answer(s) to lacking

  1. Unless; except; -- introducing a clause.

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