Synonyms for lack
Antonyms for lack
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LACK
We cannot afford to do everything, nor can we afford to lack boldness as we meet the future.
I am willing to believe that the lack of understanding was my own fault, but a lack of understanding there was.
The things we lack are more vivid to us, as a rule, than those we have acquired.
There are consciousnesses of lack which carry more bliss than any possession.
In the selfishness of his misery he looked upon this as lack of sympathy with himself.
We do not know what he means by this; it seems to us to lack scientific precision.
I should never have thought you capable of showing such a lack of principle.
But Gilder was unaffected by the attorney's lack of satisfaction over the result.
With his lack of imagination, he could not interpret what this time must mean to the girl before him.
If he ever suspected any lack of finer fiber in Max, he put the thought away.
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."