wanting it might mean that some people are not comfortable with you.
Border Patrol agents say that best way to watch the line is by air, but even that asset is wanting here.
Or you can imagine this merely as not wanting to be the only person of your race around.
His plan quickly evolved from wanting to “attack and kill a high-ranking government official” into something larger.
The Arab MKs accused the Israeli ones of being pyromaniacs and wanting to set off the Third Intifada.
The portrait was not wanting in force or decision of touch, but the drawing was defective.
I've been wanting to get a look at that country and a talk with you, Bill, for a month.
There never could be a person so wanting in sense as not to like sugar-plums.
Why, I expect you won't be wanting us to come back, you'll be so happy here.
Nothing at all, but I'm just wanting Don for a—for something.
c.1300, "deficiency, shortage," from Old Norse vant, neuter of vanr "wanting, deficient;" related to Old English wanian "to diminish" (see wane). Phrase for want of is recorded from c.1400. Meaning "state of destitution" is recorded from mid-14c. Newspaper want ad is recorded from 1897. Middle English had wantsum (c.1200) "in want, deprived of," literally "want-some."