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lacking

[ lak-ing ]
/ ˈlæk ɪŋ /
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preposition
being without; not having; wanting; less: Lacking equipment, the laboratory couldn't undertake the research project.
adjective
wanting; deficient: He was found lacking in stamina.
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Origin of lacking

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at lack, -ing2
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