People are focusing on tools of social media being abused, or saying, 'Let's look at lack of civility.'
Again, this reflects a lack of knowledge about the criminal justice system.
Unfortunately, that lack of expertise is on full display in the resolution.
I linked yesterday to Esquire magazine's report on the lack of benefits available to the Navy SEAL who shot bin Laden.
A lack of confidence in Obama at home and abroad compounds the difficulties that are mounting in Afghanistan.
The breath was clearly the "element" the lack of which rendered the body inanimate.
Do we not pardon a lack of incident in a novel of character?
Morality is morality, just because it possesses an absolute authoritativeness which they lack.
There was no lack of followers among the brave American tars.
To them the Americans seemed to lack a proper knowledge of the amenities of life.
c.1300, "absence, want; shortage, deficiency," perhaps from an unrecorded Old English *lac, or else borrowed from Middle Dutch lak "deficiency, fault;" in either case from Proto-Germanic *laka- (cf. Old Frisian lek "disadvantage, damage," Old Norse lakr "lacking"), from PIE *leg- "to dribble, trickle." Middle English also had lackless "without blame or fault."
late 12c., perhaps from Middle Dutch laken "to be wanting," from lak (n.) "deficiency, fault," or an unrecorded native cognate word (see lack (n.)). Related: Lacked; lacking.