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Adjective
No longer in possession
“I'm late because I was looking for my keys that were missing.”
Adjective
Not present or included when expected or supposed to be
“One thing that is definitely missing from the film is any semblance of intelligent dialog.”
Adjective
Limited or insufficient in quantity
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Not existent
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Excluded
Adjective
Leaving out
Adjective
Missing one's home and family very much when away
Noun
A person killed or injured in a war or accident
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With an insufficiency of
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A failure to fulfil a moral or legal obligation
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Verb
Present participle for to feel regret or sadness at no longer being able to enjoy the presence of
“I have not seen him since late last year, and I really miss the little devil.”
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Present participle for to notice the loss or absence of
“He's a wealthy man who will barely miss the pocket change.”
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Present participle for to fail to hit something aimed at
“He would miss the target by a fair margin with his shot.”
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Present participle for to fail to execute a skill
“Mandy would miss the catch and decided to fling the ball back rather crossly instead.”
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Present participle for to not be able to experience or take advantage of (an opportunity or chance)
“Marshall was determined not to miss his once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.”
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Present participle for to fail to attend, or to play truant
“Is there a good reason you decided to miss your appointment earlier today?”
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Present participle for to escape or avoid narrowly
“We would miss the heavy traffic by leaving early.”
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Present participle for to interpret erroneously, or to understand incorrectly
“As if to further demonstrate his fatuousness, he would miss the whole point of the discussion.”
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Present participle for to fail to hear accurately
“I would miss most of what he was trying to say because of his thick accent.”
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Present participle for to be too late to catch (a passenger vehicle or the post)
“Make sure you get to the airport early so you don't miss your flight.”
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Present participle for to fail to see or notice
“You can't miss the station because it's so big.”
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