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

Neither was there aught missing unto them. --1 Sam. xxv. 7. [1913 Webster]

For a time caught up to God, as once Moses was in the mount, and missing long. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

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