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English adjective: wanting

1. wanting nonexistent


SamplesThe thumb is absent.
Her appetite was lacking.


Synonymsabsent, lacking, missing


Similarnonexistent


Antonymsexistent, existing

2. wanting inadequate in amount or degree


SamplesA deficient education.
Deficient in common sense.
Lacking in stamina.
Tested and found wanting.


Synonymsdeficient, lacking


Similarinadequate, unequal


Antonymsadequate, equal









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