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. Bryant McGill:

    Wanting anything too desperately is a form of aggression and violence, which will always be met with resistance.

  2. Sylvia Plath:

    Perhaps when we find ourselves wanting everything, it is because we are dangerously close to wanting nothing.

  3. Tamlynn Yoder:

    Coming in to eat or takeout, you should automatically be wanting to tip 15 percent, from there, you either go up or go down based on service.

  4. Richard Aboulafia:

    It's hard to tell what is based upon genuine disagreement about safety, what is based upon lack of trust, and what is based upon not wanting to be seen as rubber stamping the The FAA approval, but that's three reasons why it's going to be different this time.

  5. Jon Ronson wonders .:

    Kindness and compassion works, if we're serious about wanting to improve the world, what McGreevey does is what works, and what we do on Twitter doesn't work.

Images & Illustrations of wanting

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