The word “lacuna” has 3 syllables: la-cu-na.

It's pronounced as /ləˈkjuːnə/.

What is synonym and antonym for lacuna?

In the thesaurus, “lacuna” has 6 synonyms and 9 antonyms.

Here are synonyms and antonyms for lacuna along with examples of usage in sentences.

Synonyms for lacuna

Antonyms for lacuna

  • abundance
  • adequacy
  • amplitude
  • completeness
  • opulence
  • plenitude
  • plenty
  • sufficiency
  • wealth

Meanings of lacuna

  • noun
    1. A small opening; a small pit or depression.
    2. A small blank space; a gap or vacancy; a hiatus.
    3. An absent part, especially in a book or other piece of writing, often referring to an ancient manuscript or similar.
    4. Any gap, break, hole, or lack in a set of things; something missing.
    5. A space visible between cells, allowing free passage of light.
    6. A language gap, which occurs when there is no direct translation in the target language for a lexical term found in the source language.

Example Sentences

  • The historian discovered a significant lacuna in the ancient manuscript, leaving a gap in the historical record.
  • The student's essay had a noticeable lacuna in its argument, weakening the overall coherence.
  • Despite the comprehensive research, there remained a troubling lacuna in our understanding of certain events.
  • The detective faced a frustrating lacuna in the evidence, hindering progress in solving the case.
  • The speaker acknowledged the lacuna in her knowledge, promising to fill the gaps in future presentations.

On this page you'll find 15 synonyms, antonyms, or another words to lacuna, such as: abundance, adequacy, amplitude, completeness, deficiency, gap, hole.

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