- vt.缺乏，缺少; 需要的东西;
- n.缺乏，不足，没有; 缺少的东西;
- 复数: lacks;
- 第三人称单数: lacks;
- 过去式: lacked;
- 过去分词: lacked;
- 现在分词: lacking;
Her brain was befogged by lack of sleep.
A lack of oxygen may inhibit brain development in the unborn child.
Lack of exercise can lead to feelings of depression and exhaustion.
She wrinkled her nose, piqued by his total lack of enthusiasm.
The lack of enthusiasm for unification among most West Germans fills him with disappointment.
The plan was criticized for its lack of rationale.
His remarks lack point.
His lack of English handicaps him.
I lack words with which to express my thanks.
Some people refer all the troubles to bad luck instead of lack of ability.
Their failure to reply to our letter seems to imply a lack of interest.
They wasted away for lack of food.
Lack of refrigeration turned the milk.
Lack of money led to the abandonment of this plan.
Lack of proper nourishment reduces their power to resist disease.
You show promise as a musician but your lack of practice is keeping you back.
He felt people were contemptuous of his lack of sophistication.
The shop has shut down because of lack of trade.
Vitamin pills make up what you lack in your diet.
Peter was severely lectured for lack of consideration to his mother.
His difficulties issue from his lack of knowledge.
A lack of narrative drive leaves the reader with piecemeal vignettes.
What do you lack?
你要买点 什么 ?
Through his lack of attention to the game he had put his white stone into a " tiger's mouth " formed by three black stones.
由于他漫不经心地下棋,他的白子掷到黑子的 虎口 里去了.
The old man became bored for lack of occupation.
Many small plants in that country closed down for lack of fuel.
He showed a marked lack of interest.
There is no lack of opportunities for further study.
The lack of confidence on the part of investors.
When I told a group of school children who displayed helpless behavior that a lack of effort led to their mistakes in math, they learned to keep trying when the problems got tough.
They lack talent to fix their deepening problems.
Mistakes crack their self-confidence because they attribute errors to a lack of ability, which they feel powerless to change.
In particular, attributing poor performance to a lack of ability depresses motivation more than does the belief that lack of effort is to blame.
Attributing a bad grade to their own lack of ability, those with a fixed mindset said that they would study less in the future, try never to take that subject again and consider cheating on future tests.
The thing that sets children apart from adults is not their ignorance, nor their lack of skills.
Nor is it for lack of available information.
My mission is to encourage green hands and those lacking time or money to feed themselves.
Lack of the right kind of talents.
Lack of incentive for investment.
Lack of government support.
Lack of famous universities.
Fatigue resulting from lack of sleep.
The teacher evaluated lacks teaching experience.
They lack consistent support from peers.
Rather, we would not have been likely to spend enough time getting to know each other due to the lack of immediately visible mutual interests.
The lack of a research culture.
We aren't suffering from a shortage of needed skills; we're suffering from a lack of policy resolve.
Unlike developed cities, however, these areas lack advanced water-treatment facilities, and rivers effectively become sewers ( ' , 下水道).
More than 80% of those cases can be attributed to contact with contaminated water and a lack of proper sanitation.
Lack of financial resources.
Many top firms will not even look at applications from those who lack a 2.1
And because a failure to accept these increased demands indicates a lack of commitment to one's work, the employee complies.
American scientists complain about lack of sufficient money and equipment for their expansion in Antarctica.
According to the survey, that lack of enthusiasm could stem from concerns about privacy and security.
Unfortunately, there tends to be a lack of information and support to help students think bigger and broader.
Our support structure was more like: ‘You are going to get through Yale; you are going to do well,' he said, hinting at mentors ( ' , 导师 ), staff, and professors who all provided significant support for students who lacked confidence about belonging at such a top institution.
It was this lack of information that prompted the launch of I'm First in 2013, originally as an arm of its umbrella organization, the Center For Student Opportunity.
In 2011 they released a landmark study titled Academically Adrift, which documented the lack of intellectual growth experienced by many people enrolled in college.
Arum and Roksa placed the blame for students' lack of learning on a watered-down college curriculum and lowered undergraduate work standards.
Take another common obstacle: lack of money
They lack the skills and expertise needed for their jobs
Lack of rainfall resulting from global warming.
But a bigger problem may be that poor high schools often send their students to colleges for which they are "undermatched": they could get into more elite, richer schools, but instead go to community colleges and low-rated state schools that lack the resources to help them.
This scenario is common in newsrooms that lack a systematic way to filter story suggestions
The lack of a precedent in American history.
Most pop singers suffer from three things: lack of training, overuse and abuse of the voice, especially when they are young.
People from broken homes often lack stable lives
Many lack professional training.
It lacks the vitamins and minerals essential for health.
Don't risk injury or death beacuse of over-confidence or lack of knowledge.
But many papers lack interest in reporting something positive like peace, love and generosity.
They lack knowledge of the culture of the city.
The man lacks confidence in playing the part.
They lack the expertise to make capital investments.
Fatigue is a typical symptom of lack of exercise.
Case studies of children who were isolated from others reveal that they lack a firm self-concept, and their mental and psychological development is severely hindered by lack of language.
People who lack close friends have greater levels of anxiety and depression than people who are close to others
Most of them lacked interest in the subject.
But you can't be successful when there's a lack of trust in a relationship that results from an action where the wrongdoer takes no responsibility to fix the mistake.
2015年高考英语全国卷1 阅读理解 七选五 原文
Dr Dominoni, who is putting cameras inside nesting boxes to track sleeping patterns, said lack of sleep could put the birds' health at risk.
2015年高考英语四川卷 阅读理解 阅读D 原文
Her lack of proper training in law.
2016年高考英语全国卷1 阅读理解 阅读A 选项
Her times were not exactly impressive, but even so, he sensed there was something trying to get out, something the other coaches had overlooked when they had assessed her and found her lacking.
2016年高考英语江苏卷 阅读理解 阅读D 原文
Of the nineteen recognized polar bear subpopulations, three are declining, six are stable, one is increasing, and nine lack enough data.
2019年高考英语全国卷I 语法填空 原文
The real museum lacked enough artwork to interest her.
2018年高考英语天津卷 阅读理解 阅读B 选项
This will for the lack of young work force.
2017年高考英语江苏卷 任务型阅读 题设
To be punctual one has to have self-discipline, and the lack of it affects others.
2015年高考英语陕西卷 阅读理解 阅读B 原文
A lack of formal education, however, doesn't constrain the ability of the developing world's workforce to substantially improve productivity for the forested future.
To sum up: a system of conservation based solely on economic self-interest is hopelessly lopsided It tends to ignore, and thus eventually to eliminate, many elements in the land community that lack commercial value, but that are essential to its healthy functioning.
This distinction is so much so that where the latter is lacking, as it is for these unlikely gardens, the foremer becomes all the more urgent.
Social scientists who complain about a lack of funding should not expect more in today’s economic climate.
It is like the immune system of the body, which under stress or through lack of nutrition or exercise can be weakened, but which never leaves us.
1. the state of needing something that is absent or unavailable;
"there is a serious lack of insight into the problem"
"water is the critical deficiency in desert regions"
"for want of a nail the shoe was lost"
1. be without;
"This soup lacks salt"
"There is something missing in my jewellery box!"
lack, need, want, require
lack, want, absence, shortage, scarcity
反义词vt. & vi.缺少;没有;需要