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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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PrepositionEdit

wanting

  1. without

VerbEdit

wanting

  1. present participle of want

NounEdit

wanting (plural wantings)

  1. The state of wanting something; desire.