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Because of a lacuna in her work history, the former stay-at-home mom had difficulty finding a job.  

What do lacunae mean?

A blank space

Definition of lacuna

A blank space or a missing part: gap. 

The evident lacunae in his story — Shirley Hazzard 

1: Also: deficiency sense. 

Despite all these lacunae, those reforms were a vast improvement in — New Republic. 

2: a small cavity, pit, or discontinuity in an anatomical structure.

Examples of Lacuna in a sentence.

The story’s plot was missing, creating a lacuna in the middle of the text.  

Discovering the ancient text, historians were sad to learn there was a lacuna in the middle with several missing pages.  

The doctor discovered a lacuna inside the patient’s bone and struggled to figure out why it was hollow.  

A lacuna in the attorney’s argument caused the jury to question the gap and the ultimate loss of the case.  

Because of a lacuna in her work history, the former stay-at-home mom had difficulty finding a job.  


Lagunas mentales son ignorancia o insuficiencia en el conocimiento. 

1) tengo muchas lagunas en ciencias físicas.

Las lagunas mentales relacionadas con el alcohol, drogas o abusos son vacíos en la memoria de una persona de los eventos que ocurrieron mientras estaba intoxicada o en crisis. Estos vacíos ocurren cuando una persona bebe suficiente alcohol o sufre trauma que bloquea temporalmente el paso de los recuerdos de la memoria a corto plazo a la memoria a largo plazo. Wiki.

WE&P by: EZorrilla.

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