Definitions (2)

1.Unfulfilled desire.
2.Unwilling and detrimental lack of life's necessities. See also need.

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  • When the genie granted him three wishes, Rupert didn't want to rush into anything and had to ask himself, what did he want the most?

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  • In the world of business, many people want to be promoted to a higher level to make more money and have more job security.

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  • I want a new computer for Christmas, but I don't think I will get it since my family does not have any money.

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