Other Words for Lack

Lack Verb Synonyms
want, deficiency, dearth, absence, scarcity, shortage, need, insufficiency, paucity, deficit, inadequacy
We suffered from a severe lack of water. The orchestra is experiencing a serious lack of talent at the moment.

want, need, require, be deficient in, be or fall short of, be without
He lacks the votes needed to win. Simon lacks the ability to paint any better.

More Words for Lack

Need / Want

Black Spanish

Life Style / Wine Grapes / Black Spanish: Has several synonym names including Burgundy, Jacquez, Lenoir and Blue French. N.B:The latter name not to be confused with the same synonym for the V.vinifera Blaufrankisch variety. The named cultivar MORE

Black Vernacular

Entertainment / Literature / Black Vernacular: The ethnic dialect associated with Americans of African ancestry is often called black vernacular or 'Black English.' It is also known a 'African American Vernacular English,' and abbreviated AAVE in MORE

Blacklist - Private

Technology / Email / Blacklist - Private: A list of IP addresses believed to send spam, compiled by an ISP based on user complaints, mail sent to spam trap addresses, and 'unknown user' rates. Each receiving ISP uses its own private blacklist MORE

Black Eagle

Life Style / Wine Grapes / Black Eagle: Result of a Concord x Black Prince cross dating from 1866. Has synonym name Underhill 8-12. Reported by Hedrick (Grapes of New York, 1912) to be lacking in vigor, hardiness and productivity. Susceptib MORE

Black Beauty

Life Style / Wine Grapes / Black Beauty: V.rotundifolia (ie. Muscadine) female pollinate variety. Vigorous, large fruit ripening uniformly in mid-late season if 'girdled' (a.ka.a dry scarred). Black skinned fruit goes to 23% sugar. No other MORE

Slack Water (Slack)

Science / Tides and Currents / Slack Water (Slack): The state of a tidal current when its speed is near zero, especially the moment when a reversing current changes direction and its speed is zero. The term also is applied to the entire period of low s MORE