Impaired and Lacking


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Impaired adjective – Being under the influence of alcohol.
Lacking and impaired are semantically related In some cases you can use "Lacking" instead an adjective "Impaired".
Nearby Words: impairment, impairing
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Lacking adjective – Not coming up to an expected measure or meeting a particular need.
Impaired and lacking are semantically related in deficient topic. Sometimes you can use "Impaired" instead an adjective "Lacking", if it concerns topics such as wanting.
Nearby Words: lack, lacked
Synonyms for Lacking

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  • In a movie filled with people who are empathy-impaired, he's unquestionably the worst, lacking all emotions and desires save perhaps, Greed.
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Lacking or Impaired. 2016. Accessed June 20, 2021.

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