Nouns (12)

want, wishing, wish
n. a specific feeling of desire; "he got his wish"; "he was above all wishing and desire"
want, need
n. anything that is necessary but lacking; "he had sufficient means to meet his simple needs"; "I tried to supply his wants"
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"
neediness, deprivation, want, privation
n. a state of extreme poverty

Verbs (10)

v. wish or demand the presence of; "I want you here at noon!"
require, need, want
v. have need of; "This piano wants the attention of a competent tuner"
lack, want
v. be without, lack; be deficient in; "want courtesy"; "want the strength to go on living"; "flood victims wanting food and shelter"
v. hunt or look for; want for a particular reason; "Your former neighbor is wanted by the FBI"; "Uncle Sam wants you"
want, desire
v. feel or have a desire for; want strongly; "I want to go home now"; "I want my own room"
v. be without, lack; be deficient in; "want courtesy"; "want the strength to go on living"; "flood victims wanting food and shelter"

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Fuzzynyms (74)

staple, basic
n. (usually plural) a necessary commodity for which demand is constant
paucity, dearth
n. an insufficient quantity or number
n. inability of a part or organ to function properly
slowness, maladroitness, ineptitude, ineptness, clumsiness, awkwardness
n. unskillfulness resulting from a lack of training
n. unskillfulness resulting from a lack of efficiency
n. any factor that could be considered important to the understanding of a particular business; "fundamentals include a company's growth, revenues, earnings, management, and capital structure"
requirement, prerequisite
n. something that is required in advance; "Latin was a prerequisite for admission"
partiality, fancy, fondness
n. a predisposition to like something; "he had a fondness for whiskey"
n. the general feeling that some desire will be fulfilled; "in spite of his troubles he never gave up hope"
shape, condition
n. the state of (good) health (especially in the phrases `in condition' or `in shape' or `out of condition' or `out of shape')
n. established customary state (especially of society); "order ruled in the streets"; "law and order"
hungriness, hunger
n. a physiological need for food; the consequence of food deprivation
famishment, starvation
n. a state of extreme hunger resulting from lack of essential nutrients over a prolonged period
declination, decline
n. a condition inferior to an earlier condition; a gradual falling off from a better state
shortage, famine, dearth
n. an acute insufficiency
n. the condition of being essential or indispensable
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"
n. an imperfection in a plan or theory or legal document that causes it to fail or that reduces its effectiveness
hard knocks, hardship, adversity
n. a state of misfortune or affliction; "debt-ridden farmers struggling with adversity"; "a life of hardship"
n. loss of ability to function normally; "kidney failure"
n. the lack of financial resources
impoverishment, poorness, poverty
n. the state of having little or no money and few or no material possessions
pauperization, pauperism, penury, need, indigence
n. a state of extreme poverty or destitution; "their indigence appalled him"; "a general state of need exists among the homeless"
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
v. see fit or proper to act in a certain way; decide to act in a certain way; "She chose not to attend classes and now she failed the exam"
v. necessitate or exact; "the water shortage compels conservation"
impel, propel
v. cause to move forward with force; "Steam propels this ship"
v. find enjoyable or agreeable; "I like jogging"; "She likes to read Russian novels"
v. be the will of or have the will (to); "he could do many things if he pleased"
v. like better; value more highly; "Some people prefer camping to staying in hotels"; "We prefer sleeping outside"
appreciate, treasure, value, prize
v. hold dear; "I prize these old photographs"
force, pressure, squeeze, hale, coerce
v. to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means :"She forced him to take a job in the city"; "He squeezed her for information"
v. commit in order to fulfill an obligation; "obligate money"
lack, miss
v. be without; "This soup lacks salt"; "There is something missing in my jewelry box!"
v. be parallel to; "Their roles are paralleled by ours"

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Antonyms (6)

n. an additional edition of a newspaper (usually to report a crisis)
inessential, nonessential
n. anything that is not essential; "they discarded all their inessentials"
v. have or feel a dislike or distaste for; "I really dislike this salesman"
feature, have
v. have as a feature; "This restaurant features the most famous chefs in France"


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