lack

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lack

verb be bereft of, be deficient, be deprived of, be desirous, be destitute, be in need, be in want, be inaddquate, be inferior, be insufficient, be needy, be poor, be wanting, be without, crave, desiderate, desire, fall short, feel a dearth, hunger for, long for, miss, need, require, suffer privation, want, wish for, yearn for
Associated concepts: lack of capacity, lack of consideration, lack of due care, lack of good faith, lack of intent, lack of juuisdiction, lack of knowledge, lack of mutuality, lack of probable cause, lack of prosecution, lack of trustworthiness
See also: absence, dearth, defect, deficiency, deficit, delinquency, demand, disadvantage, failure, foible, insufficiency, market, need, omission, paucity, poverty, privation, require, vice