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Meaning of MISSING

Pronunciation:  'miseeng

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  not able to be found; "missing in action"; "a missing person"
  2. [adj]  not existing; "innovation has been sadly lacking"; "character development is missing from the book"

MISSING is a 7 letter word that starts with M.


 Synonyms: absent, lacking(p), lost, nonexistent, wanting(a)



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Miss"ing\, a. [From {Miss}, v. i.]
Absent from the place where it was expected to be found;
lost; wanting; not present when called or looked for.

      Neither was there aught missing unto them. --1 Sam.
                                               xxv. 7.

      For a time caught up to God, as once Moses was in the
      mount, and missing long.                 --Milton.

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming that you are missing something indicates a sense of being out of control and being disorganized.
Thesaurus Terms
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