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Antonyms for wanting

dainty, sizable, indifferent, O.K., fat, divine, incomparable, comfortable, filled, slick, unexampled, sensational, abounding, banner, rare, obvious, terrific, superlative, tip-top, keen, middling, full, run-of-the-mine, mean, inimitable, existing, bountiful, present, great, seamless, unsurpassed, fancy, second-rate, satisfactory, satisfying, absolute, flawless, picture book, nonpareil, largish, noble, ducky, bursting, crowded, superb, faultless, fairish, brimful, big, run-of-the-mill, irreproachable, perfect, so-so, jam-packed, plentiful, brimming, wonderful, special, minimal, second class, average, boss, current, delicate, unmatched, existent, super, bang up, rich, unsurpassable, abundant, borderline, unparalleled, elegant, nifty, select, considerable, uncanceled, worthy, evident, cornucopian, passable, exceptional, medium, agreeable, Indefectible, better, alive, hefty, marvelous, palatable, packed, riotous, overflowing, common, sufficient, Crammed, useful, plenteous, alright, tolerable, all-right, high-grade, top-notch, stuffed, supernal, expanded, recherche, excellent, ideal, luxuriant, going, unblemished, peerless, adequate, crackerjack, fair, generous, substantial, classical, neat, mediocre, grand, good, Beside, first-rate, stellar, plenty, groovy, plain, chockablock, copacetic, galore, splendid, par excellence, only, copious, jim-dandy, bounteous, jumbo, superior, jammed, active, gushing, classic, letter-perfect, as well as, Supplemented, fine, acceptable, dandy, gratifying, enlarged, prime, ample, unrivaled, profuse, loaded, large, top, conspicuous, standard, A1, chock-full, fabulous, lavish, oversize, aplenty, king-size, serviceable, choice, apparent, unequaled, enough, prevalent, prevailing, premium, over and above, ordinary, capital, animate, picture-perfect, first class, sterling, living, matchless, swell, liberal, thriving, suitable, equal, heavenly, teeming, exquisite, Jake, respectable, hunky-dory, unexceptional, decent.

Quotes of wanting

  1. The Christian ideal has not been tried and found wanting It has been found difficult and left untried. – Gilbert K. Chesterton
  2. I want to host a religious show. I'm sure nobody will be wanting the 11 o'clock spot on Sunday morning. I think we should really get some of our own preachers and preach that gay is good. And we'd have a great choir. – Kate Clinton
  3. It is not the money but the self -respect and wanting to create good music. – Barry Gibb
  4. There's an ancient tension between wanting to savor the world as it is and wanting to improve on the world as given. – Leon Kass
  5. Conventional dogmas, even if endowed with the authority of an Aristotle- ancient or modern- must be tested vigorously. If they are found wanting we need not bother with them. But if they are found to be substantially correct, we may not overlook them. – Norman Lamm
  6. I've always seen myself as one of those 'show people.' My earliest memories are wanting and needing to entertain people, like a gypsy traveler who goes from place to place, city to city, performing for audiences and reaching people. – Brittany Murphy
  7. I've been wanting to go into music ever since I can remember. I mean even before I became an actor. I just thought it would be a tough field to break into, so I became an actor instead. – River Phoenix
  8. Everybody talks about wanting to change things and help and fix, but ultimately all you can do is fix yourself. And that's a lot. Because if you can fix yourself, it has a ripple effect. – Rob Reiner
  9. You know, that kind of coldness, you know. And I think, yeah, I think that definitely helped. The female characters on the show, you can see some of them wanting to know what makes him tick. And I guess that translates into some of the fans outside. You know? – Matt Robinson
  10. We have tried you good people of the public and we have found you wanting – Rose Schneiderman
  11. I have read descriptions of Paradise that would make any sensible person stop wanting to go there. – Charles de Secondat
  12. It is justice, not charity, that is wanting in the world. – Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
  13. There is nothing wrong with wanting pay for work, or seeking to maximize one's income, as long as one does not use means that are destructive. – Richard Stallman
  14. I grew up wanting to make movies, and along the way I suddenly found that I had a career doing comedy. – Ben Stiller
  15. I don't believe in perfection. I don't think there is such a thing. But the energy of wanting things to be great is a perfectionist energy. – Reese Witherspoon

Usage examples for wanting

  1. They knew me again, and came up as if wanting to speak. – A Dash from Diamond City by George Manville Fenn
  2. I don't blame you for wanting to try it, though. – Between You and Me by Sir Harry Lauder
  3. Second, he keeps other people who might know them from wanting to. – The Lost Art of Reading by Gerald Stanley Lee
  4. But the inspired genius of Paul is wanting – The Making of the New Testament by Benjamin W. Bacon
  5. Caroline, he knew, would be at her post as teacher, he said, and he hoped Miss Keeldar would not be wanting – Shirley by Charlotte Brontë
  6. I'm glad you have come, I've been wanting to see you. – The Diamond Pin by Carolyn Wells
  7. He that is robb'd, not wanting what is stolen, Let him not know it, and he's not robb'd at all. – Montaigne and Shakspere by John M. Robertson
  8. That's really what I've been wanting to say to you, more than the other. – From the Housetops by George Barr McCutcheon
  9. And to think of not wanting the children to see them and know them and love them- and understand! – Andrew the Glad by Maria Thompson Daviess
  10. " You'll be wanting some pictures," said she. – Ted and the Telephone by Sara Ware Bassett
  11. I suppose it means no more but that the chance is wanting – Hills of the Shatemuc by Susan Warner
  12. And shame had not been wanting – Notwithstanding by Mary Cholmondeley
  13. Is there nothing wanting dear? – Love Me Little, Love Me Long by Charles Reade Edition: 10 Language: English
  14. The idea of wanting any proof! – Taken Alive by E. P. Roe
  15. We are not, as you might perhaps suppose, wanting in news. – Diary of the Besieged Resident in Paris by Henry Labouchère
  16. I'll see about it; I may possibly be wanting some money soon. – The Fat and the Thin by Emile Zola
  17. You are always wanting people to go to bed before they are ready. – Vacation with the Tucker Twins by Nell Speed
  18. Why, in making plenty of noise, and in wanting all they could get to eat. – Little Lucy's Wonderful Globe by Charlotte M. Yonge
  19. Well, there are so many wanting places, said the Emperor; but let me see! – The Art of the Story-Teller by Marie L. Shedlock
  20. Your grandfather is wanting you. – The Bars of Iron by Ethel May Dell

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