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Adjective
Lacking in a required or necessary quality
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“In this area, Morrison was found wanting time and time again.”
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Not existent
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Low in quality or below expectations
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Absent or lacking
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Significantly below an amount or level that is adequate
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Not having all the necessary or appropriate parts
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Having or characterized by desire
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Not having or showing the necessary skills to do something successfully
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Extremely poor
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Empty or not occupied
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Asking
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In unfortunate circumstances, especially having financial difficulty
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Not present in a place, at an occasion, or as part of something
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Weak or feeble in quality or condition
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Incapable of being satisfied or appeased
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With empty pockets
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Lacking the ability or resources to cope with
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Not correct or accurate
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Preposition
Minus, lacking or not including
Preposition
In the absence of
Verb
(formal, caring for) Wanting or considering
“Do you want some honey to go with your pancakes?”
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In the market for
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Present participle for to require, or to be attended to
“Your car will want some maintenance very soon if you keep driving it long distances every day.”
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(want to) Present participle for to have a need to do something
“You want to watch your calories if you would rather not put on weight.”
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Present participle for to wish or desire for
“I don't care what anyone says. I'll just do what I want.”
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(usually used in simple past form "wanted") Present participle for to feel appreciation for
“We should always make our children feel loved and wanted.”
Noun
With an insufficiency of
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