Definition of Manque

1. Adjective. Unfulfilled or frustrated in realizing an ambition.

Exact synonyms: Would-be
Similar to: Ambitious



Definition of Manque

1. Adjective. (postpositive) unable to fully realise one's ambitions; would-be ¹

2. Adjective. (postpositive) Unfulfilled due to some inherent flaw or an — often uncertain — constitutional lacking of some kind. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Manque

1. frustrated in the fulfillment of one's aspirations [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Manque

manouri
manours
manouver
manouvre
manpack
manpacks
manpage
manpages
manpanzee
manpanzees
manpower
manpowers
manpris
manpurse
manpurses
manque (current term)
manqueller
manquellers
manqués
manreds
manrent
manrents
manrider
manriders
manroot
manroots
manrope
manropes
mans

Literary usage of Manque

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1. The history of the decline and fall of the Roman empire by Edward Gibbon (1789)
"... maid in La Fontaine , " Je voudrois biei "* avoir ce qui manque. " CHAP. LVII. 1 I am indebted for his character and ..."

2. Proceedings by International Congress of Americanists (1902)
"vrage, mais le commencement de l'histoire de la Conquête manque complètement, car le premier chapitre dont on ait un fragment est le douzième ; et son sujet ..."

3. The Jesuit Relations and Allied Documents: Travels and Explorations of the by Reuben Gold Thwaites, Jesuits (1900)
"... pour toutes que je ne manque de rien dans ma mission. si j'avois des besoins je suis assez a portée de Quebec et de montreal ou nous avons des maisons, ..."

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