lacking, absent, missing, wanting(adj)
"the thumb is absent"; "her appetite was lacking"
deficient, lacking(p), wanting(p)(adj)
inadequate in amount or degree
"a deficient education"; "deficient in common sense"; "lacking in stamina"; "tested and found wanting"
The state of wanting something; desire.
Absent or lacking.
absent; lacking; missing; also, deficient; destitute; needy; as, one of the twelve is wanting; I shall not be wanting in exertion
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'wanting' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4184
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'wanting' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2060
The numerical value of wanting in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of wanting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Where sense is wanting, everything is wanting,
Winning isn't everything, but wanting to win is.
I’m not spending my time running around 43rd Street wanting to shoot my brother.
Perhaps when we find ourselves wanting everything, it is because we are dangerously close to wanting nothing.
Maturity is the ability to do a job whether or not you are supervised, to carry money without spending it and to bear an injustice without wanting to get even.
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