- (carencia, ausencia) ~ de algo ‹de interés/dinero› lack of sth;
por ~ de fondos owing to a lack of funds;
~ de personal staff shortage;
es por la ~ de costumbre it's because I'm/you're not used to it;
no es por ~ de ganas it's not that I don't want to;
siente mucho la ~ de su hijo she misses her son terribly;
a ~ de un nombre mejor for want of a better name;
a ~ de más información in the absence of more information;
Essentially una falta is a lack of something. In my post below where I stated "The only problem is una falta de motivation to run," I meant that I have a lack of motivation to run.
If there are any words or phrases that you'd like to know how to say in Spanish, or any Spanish words that you'd like to know how to say in English, feel free to leave them in the comments and they can be the next Spanish Word Of The Day!