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wanting

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Adjective

wanting (comparative {{{1}}}, superlative {{{2}}})

Positive
wanting

Comparative
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Superlative
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  1. Absent or lacking.
    • 1813, Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice, Modern Library Edition (1995), page 171,
      [] but where other powers of entertainment are wanting, the true philosopher will derive benefit from such as are given.

Preposition

wanting

  1. without

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