Pronunciation: (won'ting, wôn'-), [key]
1. lacking or absent: a motor with some of the parts wanting.
2. deficient in some part, thing, or respect: to be wanting in courtesy.
1. lacking; without: a box wanting a lid.
2. less; minus: a century wanting three years.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.