Nouns (3)

want, deficiency, lack
n. the state of needing something that is absent or unavailable; "there is a serious lack of insight into the problem"; "water is the critical deficiency in desert regions"; "for want of a nail the shoe was lost"

Verbs (4)

lack, want
v. be without, lack; be deficient in; "want courtesy"; "want the strength to go on living"; "flood victims wanting food and shelter"
lack, miss
v. be without; "This soup lacks salt"; "There is something missing in my jewelry box!"

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Fuzzynyms (28)

paucity, dearth
n. an insufficient quantity or number
incompetence
n. inability of a part or organ to function properly
slowness, maladroitness, ineptitude, ineptness, clumsiness, awkwardness
n. unskillfulness resulting from a lack of training
inefficiency
n. unskillfulness resulting from a lack of efficiency
declination, decline
n. a condition inferior to an earlier condition; a gradual falling off from a better state
imperfectness, imperfection
n. the state or an instance of being imperfect
weakness, failing
n. a flaw or weak point; "he was quick to point out his wife's failings"
flaw
n. an imperfection in a plan or theory or legal document that causes it to fail or that reduces its effectiveness
failure
n. loss of ability to function normally; "kidney failure"
impoverishment, poorness, poverty
n. the state of having little or no money and few or no material possessions
drouth, drought
n. a shortage of rainfall; "farmers most affected by the drought hope that there may yet be sufficient rain early in the growing season"
impairment, deterioration
n. a symptom of reduced quality or strength
require, need, want
v. have need of; "This piano wants the attention of a competent tuner"

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Antonyms (2)

feature, have
v. have as a feature; "This restaurant features the most famous chefs in France"

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