Lacking and Shy

Lacking

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Lacking adjective – Not coming up to an expected measure or meeting a particular need.
Usage example: we felt the afternoon television offerings were somewhat lacking in entertainment value

Shy and lacking are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Shy" instead an adjective "Lacking".
Nearby Words: lack, lacked
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Shy

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Shy adjective – Not coming up to an expected measure or meeting a particular need.
Usage example: the team is shy a couple of players because of illness

Lacking and shy are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Lacking" instead an adjective "Shy".
Nearby Words: shying, shyness, shyly, shyer
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