[lak-luhs-ter] /ˈlækˌlʌs tər/
brilliance or radiance; dull:
liveliness, vitality, spirit, or enthusiasm:
a lackluster performance.
a of brilliance or vitality.
lacking force, brilliance, or vitality
chiefly British English spelling of lackluster (q.v.); for spelling, see -re.
also lack-luster, c.1600, first attested in “As You Like It,” from lack + luster. Combinations with lack- were frequent in 16c., e.g. lackland (1590s), of a landless man; lack-Latin (1530s), of an ignorant priest.
[lak] /læk/ noun 1. deficiency or absence of something needed, desirable, or customary: lack of money; lack of skill. 2. something missing or needed: After he left, they really felt the lack. verb (used with object) 3. to be without or deficient in: to lack ability; to lack the necessities of life. 4. to fall […]
[la-kloh] /laˈkloʊ/ noun 1. Pierre Ambroise François Choderlos de [pyer ahn-brwaz frahn-swa shaw der-loh duh] /pyɛr ɑ̃ˈbrwaz frɑ̃ˈswa ʃɔ dɛrˈloʊ də/ (Show IPA), 1741–1803, French general and writer. /French laklo/ noun 1. Pierre Choderlos de (pjɛr ʃɔdɛrlo də). 1741–1803, French soldier and writer, noted for his novel in epistolary form Les Liaisons dangereuses (1782)
[luh-koh-nee-uh] /ləˈkoʊ ni ə/ noun 1. an ancient country in the S part of Greece. Capital: Sparta. 2. a city in central New Hampshire. /ləˈkəʊnɪə/ noun 1. an ancient country of S Greece, in the SE Peloponnese, of which Sparta was the capital: corresponds to the present-day department of Lakonia
[luh-koh-nee-uh n] /ləˈkoʊ ni ən/ adjective 1. of or relating to ancient Laconia or its people. noun 2. a native or inhabitant of ancient Laconia. /ləˈkəʊnɪən/ noun 1. a native or inhabitant of Laconia, the ancient Greek country of which Sparta was the capital adjective 2. of or relating to Laconia or its inhabitants