Wednesday, 27 December 2017



1. (trans.) to feel a need or longing for
2. (when trans., may take a clause as object or an infinitive) to wish, need, or desire (something or to do something)
3. (intr.; usually used with a negative and often followed by “for”) to be lacking or deficient (in something necessary or desirable)
4. (trans.) to feel the absence of
5. (trans.) to fall short by (a specified amount)
6. (trans.) (mainly British) to have need of or require (doing or being something)
7. (intr.) to be destitute
8. (trans.; often passive) to seek or request the presence of
9. (intr.) to be absent
10. (trans; takes an infinitive) (informal) . should or ought (to do something)
11. the act or an instance of wanting
12. anything that is needed, desired, or lacked
13. a lack, shortage, or absence
14. the state of being in need; destitution
15. a sense of lack; craving

(English dialect)  a mole (in the sense of any congenital growth or pigmented blemish on the skin; birthmark)

For want of desire
Or its opposite

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