Deficient in a usual or needed amount
Lacking an essential element
Not having a desirable element
Not enough to meet a demand or requirement
Betsy looked at her, as if wanting to hear more.
Deidre squeezed her eyes closed, not wanting to see Darkyn response and afraid his anger might be directed at her.
How could she blame him for wanting to smile?
She stared into her cup, not wanting to say anything that would add fuel to the torch she suspected he was carrying for her.
That's what I've been wanting to tell you.