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There is also a lack of consumer applications that take advantage of the new technology so far.

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As if the business-worthiness of Jenn’s idea had already been foreclosed by the potential investors’ lack of familiarity with the underlying product.

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His lack of a reliable jumper from beyond midrange allows defenses to back away from him, daring him to shoot.

Alongside racial justice issues, Disposti said his top concerns are the department’s response to social services and mental health issues and lack of diversity of the police department’s staff.

Despite the risks, there’s a clear lack of regional diversity in many AI advisory boards, expert panels, and councils appointed by leading international organizations.

What designer West lacks in productivity, he more than makes up for in pure, unadulterated confidence and blind anger.

My grandmother lacks a high school diploma but is full of more wisdom, and more financial sense, than a lot of people I know.

Unfortunately, West Africa lacks many of the things required to make this happen.

Even the valor of tragedy is denied to Daisy, “a woman born with a voice that lacks a tragic register.”

The current Court, though, is full not of pols but of judges; only Elena Kagan lacks prior experience as a federal judge.

It lacks convincingness perhaps from the fact that Thomass theology is so largely philosophy, as Roger Bacon said.

On the other hand, if too thin the emission is comparatively easy, but lacks intensity and is termed "hollow."

The interior, however, lacks interest, and the absence of stained glass gives an air of coldness.

The place lies high and in the open, and lacks the lavish shade of the more protected New England villages.

It is the initiative spirit that is wanting; for, thank Heaven, it is neither the brain nor the money that lacks.


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On this page you'll find 71 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to lacks, such as: loss, shortfall, inadequacy, reduction, dearth, and paucity.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.