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1. lack

noun. ['ˈlæk'] the state of needing something that is absent or unavailable.

Synonyms

  • famine
  • demand
  • shortness
  • stringency
  • mineral deficiency
  • deficit
  • absence
  • need
  • tightness
  • dearth
  • want
  • deficiency

Antonyms

  • adequacy
  • sufficiency
  • obviate
  • supply

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Words that Rhyme with Lack

  • post-attack
  • knick-knack
  • unpack
  • tabak
  • stracke
  • strack
  • repack
  • oblak
  • dulac
  • chirac
  • beaulac
  • whack
  • trak
  • track
  • trac
  • stack
  • stac
  • spak
  • spack
  • snack
  • smack
  • schrack
  • schnack
  • quack
  • plaque
  • kwak
  • kracke
  • krack
  • flak
  • crack

How do you pronounce lack?

Pronounce lack as læk.

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Example sentences of the word lack


1. Verb, base form
Either they will lack the skills or they won’t have the drive.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Not only will your health thank you for the lack of sugar, but your pocketbook will, too.

3. Adjective, comparative
A limp handshake can come off as though you do not want to be there or lack confidence.

4. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Even though most claims lack scientific proof, no one can deny that lemons pack a hefty nutritional punch.

Quotes containing the word lack


1. It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

2. It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

3. The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.
- Vince Lombardi

2. lack

verb. ['ˈlæk'] be without.

Synonyms

  • exclude
  • want

Antonyms

  • include
  • inactivity
  • courtesy
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