Lacking and Substandard

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

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

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Substandard adjective – Falling short of a standard.
Usage example: a teacher who rejects substandard work without hesitation

Lacking and substandard are semantically related in inadequate topic. Sometimes you can use "Lacking" instead an adjective "Substandard".
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presentation lacking presentation substandard presentation
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