Lack, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Lacked p. pr. & vb. n. Lacking.]
1. To blame; to find fault with. [Obs.]
Love them and lakke them not. --Piers Plowman.
2. To be without or destitute of; to want; to need.
If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God. --James i. 5.
adj 1: not existing; "innovation has been sadly lacking";
"character development is missing from the book" [syn:
lacking(p), missing, nonexistent, wanting(a)]
2: inadequate in amount or degree; "a deficient education";
"deficient in common sense"; "lacking in stamina"; "tested
and found wanting" [syn: deficient, lacking(p), wanting(p)]