HyperDic: wanting

English > 2 senses of the word wanting:
ADJECTIVEallwanting, lacking, absent, missingnonexistent
allwanting, deficient, lackinginadequate in amount or degree
wanting > pronunciation
Soundswaa'nihng; waa'ntihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > wanting: 2 senses > adjective 1
Synonymslacking, absent, missing
Broadernonexistentnot having existence or being or actuality
English > wanting: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaninginadequate in amount or degree.
Example "tested and found wanting"
Synonymsdeficient, lacking
Broaderinadequate, unequalLacking the requisite qualities or resources to meet a task
Spanishcarente, deficiente
Catalandeficient, mancat

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