Usage examples for lacking

  1. His face might as well have been masked, so completely was it lacking in expression. – Warrior of the Dawn by Howard Carleton Browne
  2. Sometimes, therefore, this latter information is lacking – The Social Work of the Salvation Army by Edwin Gifford Lamb
  3. Lacking in discipline and all sense of responsibility, and with an utter disregard for consequences, he was a difficult proposition to tackle. – The Stronger Influence by F.E. Mills Young
  4. Much information is lacking to make the tale complete, but what follows is enough. – When Ghost Meets Ghost by William Frend De Morgan
  5. These are questions which we are unable to answer at present because the necessary information is lacking – The Evolution of the Dragon by G. Elliot Smith
  6. It is beautiful as it exists there, but the power of expression is lacking – Ideala by Sarah Grand
  7. I should count myself singularly lacking if I stopped to consider- er- such a consideration. – The Burning Spear by John Galsworthy
  8. But never again, he knew, would he meet with the same complete comprehension, and, lacking that, his genius itself seemed less his own than before. – George Eliot by Mathilde Blind
  9. It appears at once on entering the house that the peristyle is lacking – Naples Past and Present by Arthur H. Norway
  10. The opportunity was there, but the man was lacking – The Firefly Of France by Marion Polk Angellotti
  11. " Eleven months lacking four days," says Ferdy, his face beamin'. – On With Torchy by Sewell Ford
  12. As Edwin saw the costly gifts that were one by one taken from the sack, there seemed to be nothing lacking and plenty for him to have at least one toy, but his name was not called. – The Poorhouse Waif and His Divine Teacher by Isabel C. Byrum
  13. Several times since he had come to Roville he had been conscious of a sensation which he could not understand, a vague, yearning sensation, a feeling that, splendid as everything was in this paradise of colour, there was nevertheless something lacking – The Man Upstairs and Other Stories by P. G. Wodehouse
  14. It was well known that he had a good mind, but evidently the spirit was lacking – The Promised Land by Mary Antin
  15. It was a cold invitation, lacking warmth or sympathy, and Roscoe felt that even this man wished that he had died before he reached the cabin. – The Grizzly King by James Oliver Curwood
  16. What are you still lacking – The Comedienne by Wladyslaw Reymont
  17. This figure is still lacking in the ranks of the gods. – A Christian But a Roman by Mór Jókai
  18. So, more and more he " passed up" Marie, found her more and more lacking more and more human. – An Anarchist Woman by Hutchins Hapgood
  19. Yollop: " Lacking a quarter of an inch." – Yollop by George Barr McCutcheon
  20. The final element is still lacking – Paul Verlaine by Stefan Zweig