Lacking - Crossword Clue

Crossword Clue Last Updated: 01/03/2021

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"

12 letter answer(s) to lacking

  1. of a quantity not able to fulfill a need or requirement; "insufficient funds"

4 letter answer(s) to lacking

  1. used to form the comparative of some adjectives and adverbs; "less interesting"; "less expensive"; "less quickly"
  2. comparative of little; "she walks less than she should"; "he works less these days"
  3. (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"
  4. (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"
  5. (usually preceded by `no') lower in quality; "no less than perfect"
  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. marked by rude or peremptory shortness;
  2. 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"
  3. (primarily spatial sense) having little length or lacking in length; "short skirts"; "short hair"; "the board was a foot short"; "a short toss"
  4. primarily temporal sense; indicating or being or seeming to be limited in duration; "a short life"; "a short flight"; "a short holiday"; "a short story"; "only a few short months"
  5. of speech sounds or syllables of relatively short duration; "the English vowel sounds in `pat', `pet', `pit', `pot', putt' are short"
  6. not holding securities or commodities that one sells in expectation of a fall in prices; "a short sale"; "short in cotton"
  7. quickly and without warning; "he stopped suddenly"
  8. the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed between second and third base
  9. lack

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. short; "eleven is one shy of a dozen"
  4. a quick throw; "he gave the ball a shy to the first baseman"
  5. throw quickly
  6. start suddenly, as from fright

6 letter answer(s) to lacking


7 letter answer(s) to lacking

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

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