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wantage | wanted | wanted notice | wanted poster | wanter | wanting | wantless | wanton | wanton away | wantonize | wantonly

wanting

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want=ing
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11 in 11 verses (in OT : 2 in 2 verses) (in NT : 9 in 9 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

wantinga. 
     Absent; lacking; missing; also, deficient; destitute; needy; as, one of the twelve is wanting; I shall not be wanting in exertion.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

wanting, adj.
1 lacking (in quality or quantity); deficient, not equal to requirements (wanting in judgement; the standard is sadly wanting).
2 absent, not supplied or provided.

Idiom
be found wanting fail to meet requirements.

THESAURUS

wanting

absconded, absent, adulterated, appetitive, arrested, away, bankrupt in, bare of, bereaved, bereaved of, bereft, bereft of, blemished, callow, cut off, damaged, defective, deficient, deleted, denuded, denuded of, departed, deprived of, desiderative, desireful, desiring, desirous, destitute of, devoid of, disappeared, divested, eager, embryonic, empty of, erroneous, failing, fallible, fate, faulty, for want of, forlorn of, found wanting, gone, half-assed, hoping, hormic, hypoplastic, immature, impaired, imperfect, imprecise, impure, in arrear, in arrears, in default, in default of, in short supply, in want of, inaccurate, inadequate, incompetent, incomplete, inexact, infant, inferior, insufficient, lacking, lascivious, libidinal, libidinous, lickerish, lustful, makeshift, mediocre, minus, missing, mixed, needing, no longer present, nonattendant, nonexistent, not enough, not found, not perfect, not present, off, omitted, optative, out of, out of pocket, out of sight, part, parted from, partial, patchy, robbed of, sans, scant, scant of, scanty, scarce, scrappy, shorn of, short, short of, shy, shy of, sketchy, stripped of, subtracted, taken away, tempted, too little, unblessed with, underdeveloped, undeveloped, unequal to, uneven, unfinished, unperfected, unpossessed of, unqualified, unreached, unsatisfactory, unsatisfying, unsound, unsufficing, unthorough, vanished, void of, wishing

ROGET THESAURUS

wanting

Incompleteness

N incompleteness, deficiency, short measure, shortcoming, insufficiency, imperfection, immaturity, half measures, defect, deficit, defalcation, omission, caret, shortage, interval, break, noncompletion, missing link, missing piece, missing part, gap, hole, lacuna, incomplete, imperfect, unfinished, uncompleted &c (complete), defective, deficient, wanting, lacking, failing, in default, in arrear, short of, hollow, meager, lame, halfand-half, perfunctory, sketchy, crude, mutilated, garbled, docked, lopped, truncated, in progress, in hand, going on, proceeding, incompletely, by halves, caetera desunt, caret.

Absence

N absence, inexistence, nonresidence, absenteeism, nonattendance, alibi, emptiness, void, vacuum, vacuity, vacancy, tabula rasa, exemption, hiatus, lipotype, truant, absentee, nobody, nobody present, nobody on earth, not a soul, ame qui vive, absent, not present, away, nonresident, gone, from home, missing, lost, wanting, omitted, nowhere to be found, inexistence, empty, void, vacant, vacuous, untenanted, unoccupied, uninhabited, tenantless, barren, sterile, desert, deserted, devoid, uninhabitable, without, minus, nowhere, elsewhere, neither here nor there, in default of, sans, behind one's back, the bird has flown, non est inventus, absence makes the heart grow fonder, absent in body but present in spirit, absento nemo ne nocuisse velit, Achilles absent was Achilles still, aux absents les os, briller par son absence, conspicuous by his absence, in the hope to meet shortly again and make our abs.

Folly

N imbecility folly, want of intelligence &c, want of intellect, shadowness, silliness, foolishness, imbecility, incapacity, vacancy of mind, poverty of intellect, weakness of intellect, clouded perception, poor head, apartments to let, stupidity, stolidity, hebetude, dull understanding, meanest capacity, shortsightedness, incompetence, one's weak side, not one's strong point, bias, infatuation, simplicity, puerility, babyhood, dotage, anility, second childishness, fatuity, idiocy, idiotism, driveling, folly, frivolity, irrationality, trifling, ineptitude, nugacity, inconsistency, lip wisdom, conceit, sophistry, giddiness, eccentricity, extravagance, rashness, act of folly, unintelligent, unintellectual, unreasoning, mindless, witless, reasoningless, brainless, halfbaked, having no head, not bright, inapprehensible, weak headed, addle headed, puzzle headed, blunder headed, muddle headed, muddy headed, pig headed, beetle headed, buffle headed, chuckle headed, mutton headed, maggoty headed, grossheaded, beef headed, fat witted, fat-headed, weak-minded, feeble-minded, dull minded, shallow minded, lack- brained, rattle-brained, rattle headed, half witted, lean witted, short witted, dull witted, blunt-witted, shallow-pated, clod-pated, addle- pated, addle-brained, dim-sighted, short-sighted, thick-skulled, weak in the upper story, shallow, borne, weak, wanting, soft, sappy, spoony, dull, dull as a beetle, stupid, heavy, insulse, obtuse, blunt, stolid, doltish, asinine, inapt, prosaic, hebetudinous, childish, child-like, infantine, infantile, babyish, babish, puerile, anile, simple, old-womanish, fatuous, idiotic, imbecile, driveling, blatant, babbling, vacant, sottish, bewildered, blockish, unteachable Boeotian, Boeotic, bovine, ungifted, undiscerning, unenlightened, unwise, unphilosophical, apish, simious, foolish, silly, senseless, irrational, insensate, nonsensical, inept, maudlin, narrow-minded, bigoted, giddy, rash, eccentric, foolish, unwise, injudicious, improper, unreasonable, without reason, ridiculous, absurd, idiotic, silly, stupid, asinine, ill-imagined, ill-advised, ill-judged, ill-devised, mal entendu, inconsistent, irrational, unphilosophical, extravagant, sleeveless, idle, pointless, useless, inexpedient, frivolous, Davus sum non, a fool's bolt is soon shot clitellae bovi sunt im, fools rush in where angels fear to tread, il n' a ni bouche ni eperon, the bookful blockhead, ignorantly read, to varnish nonsense with the charms of sound.


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