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Not having; being without; lacking (with of)
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  1. Not having; being without; lacking (with of)
  2. Lacking resources or the means of subsistence; completely impoverished.
  3. Lacking the necessities of life; living in complete poverty
Undernourished; lean. Used especially of animals.
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  1. Undernourished; lean. Used especially of animals.
  2. Lacking material possessions; having little or no means to support oneself; needy; impoverished
  3. Lacking pleasure, comfort, or satisfaction
Having had shirt sleeves or pantlegs shortened by cutting material from the end.
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  1. Having had shirt sleeves or pantlegs shortened by cutting material from the end.
Lacking in breadth or scope:
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  1. Lacking in breadth or scope:
  2. Containing a large amount of shortening; flaky:
  3. Easily provoked; irascible:
Not adequate to fulfill a need or meet a requirement; insufficient.
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  1. Not adequate to fulfill a need or meet a requirement; insufficient.
  2. Not adequate; unequal to the purpose; insufficient; deficient; as, inadequate resources, power, conceptions, representations, etc.
  3. Not adequate; not sufficient; not equal to what is required
Marked by subnormal structure, function, intelligence, or behavior:
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  1. Marked by subnormal structure, function, intelligence, or behavior:
  2. Of a product or process, that it contains an error or flaw affecting performance; of a pleading or document, that it contains a shortcoming potentially causing its invalidity or leading to its dismissal. Of a product or process, that it contains an error or flaw affecting performance; of a pleading or document, that it contains a shortcoming potentially causing its invalidity or leading to its dismissal.
  3. (Grammar) Lacking one or more of the inflected forms normal for a particular category of word, as the verb may in English.
Of inferior quality; not meeting the minimum quality requirements.
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  1. Of inferior quality; not meeting the minimum quality requirements.
  2. Not in accord with notions of good English; nonstandard.
  3. (Linguistics) Of, relating to, or indicating a pattern of linguistic usage that does not conform to that of the prestige group in a speech community or to that of the standard language.
Careless in, or negligent about, attending to a task; lax in the performance of duty
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  1. Careless in, or negligent about, attending to a task; lax in the performance of duty
  2. Not energetic or exact in duty or business; careless; tardy; slack; hence, lacking earnestness or activity; languid; slow.
  3. At fault; failing to fulfill responsibility, duty, or obligations.
Not sufficient; inadequate.
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  1. Not sufficient; inadequate.
  2. Not sufficient; not enough; inadequate
(Football) Not caught in bounds or intercepted:
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  1. (Football) Not caught in bounds or intercepted:
  2. (Botany) Of a flower, wanting any of the usual floral organs.
  3. Not complete; not filled up; not finished; not having all its parts, or not having them all adjusted; imperfect; defective.
Not able to be located; gone; absent; lost.
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  1. Not able to be located; gone; absent; lost.
  2. Lost:
  3. Absent; lost; lacking
Not present; missing:
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  1. Not present; missing:
  2. Not present; away
  3. Exhibiting or feeling inattentiveness:
Feeling, expressing, or characterized by a strong or immoderate desire for the possessions of another:
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  1. Feeling, expressing, or characterized by a strong or immoderate desire for the possessions of another:
  2. Tending to covet; greedy; avaricious
Not attentive; absorbed in thought
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  1. Not attentive; absorbed in thought
  2. Exhibiting or feeling inattentiveness:
  3. Not present; away
Played on an opponent's field or grounds:
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  1. Played on an opponent's field or grounds:
  2. (Following the noun modified) At a specified distance in space, time, or figuratively.
  3. Absent:
Being away from a place; absent or having departed.
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  1. Being away from a place; absent or having departed.
  2. Carried away; absorbed:
  3. Moved away; departed
Absent; lost; lacking
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  1. Absent; lost; lacking
  2. Not able to be located; gone; absent; lost.
  3. Lost:
Not existing; lacking
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  1. Not existing; lacking
  2. Not present; missing:
  3. Exhibiting or feeling inattentiveness:
Of a product or process, that it contains an error or flaw affecting performance; of a pleading or document, that it contains a shortcoming potentially causing its invalidity or leading to its dismissal. Of a product or process, that it contains an error or flaw affecting performance; of a pleading or document, that it contains a shortcoming potentially causing its invalidity or leading to its dismissal.
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  1. Of a product or process, that it contains an error or flaw affecting performance; of a pleading or document, that it contains a shortcoming potentially causing its invalidity or leading to its dismissal. Of a product or process, that it contains an error or flaw affecting performance; of a pleading or document, that it contains a shortcoming potentially causing its invalidity or leading to its dismissal.
  2. Having a defect; faulty:
  3. Marked by subnormal structure, function, intelligence, or behavior:
Inadequate in amount or degree; insufficient:
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  1. Inadequate in amount or degree; insufficient:
  2. Lacking an essential quality or element:
  3. Lacking in some essential; incomplete; defective
Not complete.
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  1. Not complete.
  2. (Botany) Of a flower, wanting any of the usual floral organs.
  3. Not complete; not filled up; not finished; not having all its parts, or not having them all adjusted; imperfect; defective.
That cannot produce offspring; sterile
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  1. That cannot produce offspring; sterile
  2. Not producing crops or fruit; having little or no vegetation
  3. Lacking vegetation, especially useful vegetation:
Not having; being without; lacking (with of)
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  1. Not having; being without; lacking (with of)
  2. Lacking resources or the means of subsistence; completely impoverished.
  3. Lacking the necessities of life; living in complete poverty
Completely without; empty or destitute (of)
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  1. Completely without; empty or destitute (of)
  2. Completely lacking; destitute or empty:
Having nothing inside or on the surface; holding or containing nothing:
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  1. Having nothing inside or on the surface; holding or containing nothing:
  2. Lacking force or power:
  3. Devoid; destitute:
Not guilty of a specific crime or offense; legally blameless:
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  1. Not guilty of a specific crime or offense; legally blameless:
  2. Candid; straightforward:
  3. Not dangerous or harmful; innocuous:
Having no legal force or validity; null:
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  1. Having no legal force or validity; null:
  2. Containing no matter; empty.
  3. Completely lacking; devoid:
Lacking an essential quality or element:
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  1. Lacking an essential quality or element:
  2. Inadequate in amount or degree; insufficient:
  3. Inadequate in amount, quality, or degree; not sufficient
Not adequate to fulfill a need or meet a requirement; insufficient.
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  1. Not adequate to fulfill a need or meet a requirement; insufficient.
  2. Not adequate; unequal to the purpose; insufficient; deficient; as, inadequate resources, power, conceptions, representations, etc.
  3. Not adequate; not sufficient; not equal to what is required
Not sufficient; inadequate.
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  1. Not sufficient; inadequate.
  2. Not sufficient; not enough; inadequate
Not common; rarely seen
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  1. Not common; rarely seen
  2. Not plentiful; not sufficient to meet the demand; hard to get
  3. Insufficient to meet a demand or requirement; short in supply:
Containing a large amount of shortening; flaky:
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  1. Containing a large amount of shortening; flaky:
  2. Extending or traveling not far or not far enough:
  3. (--- popularly) Not diphthongized [the short a in “pan”]
Not having a sufficient or specified amount, as of money:
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  1. Not having a sufficient or specified amount, as of money:
  2. Tending to avoid contact or familiarity with others; retiring or reserved:
  3. Lacking; short (on or of)
Located or situated on a lower level or beneath something else:
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  1. Located or situated on a lower level or beneath something else:
  2. Less than is required or customary:
  3. Lower in position, authority, rank, amount, degree, etc.
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