wanting

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Adjective[edit]

wanting ‎(comparative more wanting, superlative most wanting)

  1. Absent or lacking.
    • 1813, Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice, Modern Library Edition (1995), page 171,
      [] but where other powers of entertainment are wanting, the true philosopher will derive benefit from such as are given.

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Preposition[edit]

wanting

  1. without

Verb[edit]

wanting

  1. present participle of want

Noun[edit]

wanting ‎(plural wantings)

  1. The state of wanting something; desire.