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. Karen Gibson:

    Normally with that kind of message, we would be joining in (with the sermon). As black, Pentecostal folk there will be the amens and hallelujahs. I could see them twitching, they were wanting to move and we couldn't. We just had to hold it all down.

  2. Stephanie Grisham:

    She doesn’t just choose colors or make things pretty. She is really wanting to make sure that people feel at home, that people look comfortable.

  3. President Donald Trump:

    Some of Peter Hotez might start thinking about school openings, because a lot of people are wanting to have school openings. It's not a big subject, young children have done very well in this disaster that we've all gone through.

  4. Sarah Maddison:

    I have no doubt that Malcolm Turnbull will be wanting to move the party in a different direction on climate change but he will also be remembering with some tenderness that this was the issue that saw him ousted as opposition leader.

  5. Patrick Morrisey:

    We have a president who wants to make significant change and put America first, and we need a Senate leader who is wanting to do the same thing.

Images & Illustrations of wanting

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