Lack and Want

Lack

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Lack noun – The fact or state of being absent.
Usage example: the lack of news about the fate of the soldiers was frustrating

Want is a synonym for lack in deficiency topic. In some cases you can use "Want" instead the word "Lack" as a noun or a verb or an adjective, when it comes to topics like feeling, miss, amount, necessity. popular alternative
Nearby Words: lacking, lacked
Synonyms for Lack

Want

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Want noun – The fact or state of being absent.
Usage example: the proverb that begins, “for want of a nail, the shoe was lost”

Lack is a synonym for want in feeling topic. You can use "Lack" instead the word "Want" as a noun or a verb or an adjective, if it concerns topics such as amount, excess, deficiency, scarcity. popular alternative
Nearby Words: wanting, wanted
Synonyms for Want

How words are described

good good lack good want
complete complete lack complete want
total total lack total want
true true lack true want
Other adjectives: actual, real, extreme, great, bad, absolute, personal, new.

Common collocations

soul lack soul want soul
power lack power want power
kind lack kind want kind
name lack name want name
Other nouns: time, characters, money, powers.

Both words in one sentence

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