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Another word for lack

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Noun
  1. The condition of lacking a needed or usual amount

    See also:

    excess

Verb
  1. To be without what is needed, required, or essential

    See also:

    owned

Another word for lack

Synonym Study

  • Require emphasizes even more strongly imperative need, connoting that what is needed is indispensable his work requires great powers of concentration
  • Want (in this sense, chiefly British) and need stress the urgency of supplying what is lacking this matter needs, or wants, immediate attention
  • Lack implies an absence or insufficiency of something essential or desired she lacks experience