missing

[ mis-ing ]
/ ˈmɪs ɪŋ /

adjective

absent, not found, or lost: a missing person.
lacking: Something is missing in this relationship.

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Idioms for missing

    go missing, to disappear; become lost: My keys have gone missing again.

Origin of missing

First recorded in 1520–30; miss1 + -ing2
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British Dictionary definitions for missing

missing
/ (ˈmɪsɪŋ) /

adjective

not present; absent or lost
not able to be traced and not known to be deadnine men were missing after the attack
go missing to become lost or disappear
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