wanting


wanting
/won"ting, wawn"-/, adj.
1. lacking or absent: a motor with some of the parts wanting.
2. deficient in some part, thing, or respect: to be wanting in courtesy.
3. lacking; without: a box wanting a lid.
4. less; minus: a century wanting three years.
[1250-1300; ME (adj.); see WANT, -ING2]

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Universalium. 2010.

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