an unfilled space; a gap (plural: lacunae)
the term capitalism, in contrast to capital, appears almost nowhere in his work. This lacuna weakens his account of reproduction,
On strong readings, the precautionary principle aims to convert epistemic uncertainty into a guardianship of the status quo, gently turning away those who would seek to build a better future with the imperative to ‘do more research’. We might also consider here that the precautionary principle contains an almost inherent lacuna: it ignores the risks of its own application. In seeking to err always on the side of caution, and hence of eliminating risk, it contains a blindness to the dangers of inaction and omission.
a troubled, undersupplied, drug- and crime-riddled lacuna in the American text
it leaves large lacunae in the untold period
on IJ ending without closure
In the lacuna between speech and interpretration lies the freedom to choose--or not choose--to take part in the process