AskDefine | Define missing

Dictionary Definition

missing adj
1 not existing; "innovation has been sadly lacking"; "character development is missing from the book" [syn: lacking(p), nonexistent, wanting(a)]
2 not able to be found; "missing in action"; "a missing person"

User Contributed Dictionary




  1. present participle of miss


  1. Not able to be located; gone; absent; lost.
  2. (of an internal combustion engine) To be running roughly due an occasional lack of a spark or other irregular fault

Extensive Definition

For a list of Wikipedians who are no longer working on the Wikipedia project, see Wikipedia:Missing Wikipedians.
Missing is the title of:
It can also refer to:
missing in German: Missing
missing in French: Missing
missing in Italian: Missing
missing in Japanese: ミッシング
missing in Portuguese: Missing

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

absconded, absent, arrested, away, bankrupt in, bare of, bereft of, callow, defective, deficient, deleted, denuded of, departed, deprived of, destitute of, devoid, devoid of, disappeared, embryonic, empty of, existless, extinct, failing, for want of, forlorn of, gone, gone away, hypoplastic, immature, in arrear, in arrears, in default, in default of, in short supply, in want of, inadequate, incomplete, infant, lacking, lost, lost to sight, lost to view, minus, needing, negative, no longer present, no more, nonattendant, nonexistent, not found, not present, null, omitted, out of, out of pocket, out of sight, part, partial, past and gone, patchy, scant, scant of, scanty, scrappy, short, short of, shy, shy of, sketchy, subtracted, taken away, unblessed with, underdeveloped, undeveloped, unexisting, unpossessed of, vacuous, vanished, void, void of, wanting, without being
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