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want

want as in a state of extreme poverty

    Synonyms

    • privationa state of extreme poverty ; act of depriving someone of food or money or rights
    • deprivationa state of extreme poverty ; the disadvantage that results from losing something; act of depriving someone of food or money or rights
    • needinessa state of extreme poverty ; the quality of needing attention and affection and reassurance to a marked degree
    want as in 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"

    Synonyms

    • lackbe without; the state of needing something that is absent or unavailable
    • deficiencythe state of needing something that is absent or unavailable; lack of an adequate quantity or number
    want as in anything that is necessary but lacking
    • "he had sufficient means to meet his simple needs"
    • "I tried to supply his wants"

    Synonyms

    • needrequire as useful, just, or proper; have need of; have or feel a need for; a condition requiring relief; anything that is necessary but lacking; the psychological feature that arouses an organism to action toward a desired goal; a state of extreme poverty or destitution
    want as in a specific feeling of desire
    • "he got his wish"
    • "he was above all wishing and desire"

    Synonyms

    • wisha specific feeling of desire; an expression of some desire or inclination; (usually plural) a polite expression of desire for someone's welfare; the particular preference that you have; hope for; prefer or wish to do something; make or express a wish; feel or express a desire or hope concerning the future or fortune of ; order politely; invoke upon
    • wishinga specific feeling of desire
    want as in feel or have a desire for
    • "want strongly"
    • "I want to go home now"
    • "I want my own room"

    Synonyms

    • desirethe feeling that accompanies an unsatisfied state ; an inclination to want things; something that is desired ; feel or have a desire for; expect and wish; express a desire for
    want as in have need of
    • "This piano wants the attention of a competent tuner"

    Synonyms

    • needrequire as useful, just, or proper; have need of; have or feel a need for; a condition requiring relief; anything that is necessary but lacking; the psychological feature that arouses an organism to action toward a desired goal; a state of extreme poverty or destitution
    • requirerequire as useful, just, or proper; consider obligatory; make someone do something ; have need of
    want as in hunt or look for
    • "want for a particular reason"
    • "Your former neighbor is wanted by the FBI"
    • "Uncle Sam wants you"
    want as in wish or demand the presence of
    • "I want you here at noon!"
    want as in be without, lack
    • "be deficient in"
    • "want courtesy"
    • "want the strength to go on living"
    • "flood victims wanting food and shelter"