Today’s Test Prep Vocabulary: lackluster
lackluster – bleak, uninspiring
lack + lustrare
lack – to not have, to be missing
“Lack” was often added to words such as lackland. What do you think lackland means?
lustrare – to polish or brighten (Latin)
The actress blamed her lackluster performance on the poor script, but everyone knew she was to blame for her own bad performance.