lack-n; 1 Senses

Sense Number 1: a state of deficient supply of something

Commentary: LACK[+state][+deficiency][+of_something]

There is a lack of parking places in the downtown shopping district.
We had no lack of entertainment aboard the cruise ship.
There was a perceived lack of enthusiasm for his proposal.

PropBank: lack.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1