Noun Definition


1.Definition: a specific feeling of desire

Related Noun(s):wish, wishing

Category: Feelings

2.Definition: a state of extreme poverty

Related Noun(s):deprivation, neediness, privation

Category: General

3.Definition: anything that is necessary but lacking

"He had sufficient means to meet his simple needs", "I tried to supply his wants"

Related Noun(s):need

Category: Objects

4.Definition: 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"

Related Noun(s):deficiency, lack

Category: General