What does wanting mean?

Definitions for wanting
ˈwɒn tɪŋ, ˈwɔn-want·ing

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word wanting.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. lacking, absent, missing, wanting(adj)

    nonexistent

    "the thumb is absent"; "her appetite was lacking"

  2. 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"

Wiktionary

  1. wanting(Noun)

    The state of wanting something; desire.

  2. wanting(Adjective)

    Absent or lacking.

  3. wanting(Preposition)

    without

Webster Dictionary

  1. Wanting

    of Want

  2. Wanting(adj)

    absent; lacking; missing; also, deficient; destitute; needy; as, one of the twelve is wanting; I shall not be wanting in exertion

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'wanting' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4184

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'wanting' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2060

How to pronounce wanting?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say wanting in sign language?

  1. wanting

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of wanting in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of wanting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of wanting in a Sentence

  1. Dale Bumpers:

    It’s wanting to win too badly.

  2. Catfish Hunter:

    Winning isn't everything. Wanting to is.

  3. Friedrich Nietzsche:

    Faith: not *wanting* to know what is true.

  4. Maude (Ruth Gordon), from the movie "Harold & Maude":

    The police.....always wanting to play games.

  5. Benjamin Franklin:

    Where sense is wanting, everything is wanting,

Images & Illustrations of wanting

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