awanting

awanting

(əˈwɒntɪŋ)
adj
missing or in want of
References in classic literature ?
For in order to know the nature of God (whose existence has been established by the preceding reasonings), as far as my own nature permitted, I had only to consider in reference to all the properties of which I found in my mind some idea, whether their possession was a mark of perfection; and I was assured that no one which indicated any imperfection was in him, and that none of the rest was awanting.
one thing now is only awanting and that is, that our grooms should not keep us waiting.
A second knock brought no reply from within the house; but caused a woman over the way to look out and inquire who that was, awanting Mrs Nubbles.
Jesters and jugglers were not awanting, nor was the occasion of the assembly supposed to render the exercise of their profession indecorous or improper.
Aye, sure," said Seth, with answering surprise; "what's awanting to't?
I'm as ready as a mawkin can be--there's nothing awanting to frighten the crows, now I've got my ear-droppers in.