Student or Learner
An obligatory apology is about wanting to get someone off your back;
a sincere apology is about wanting to be let off the hook;
a heartfelt apology is about wanting to repair a relationship
- Pete Linnett
I'm Sorry: Apologies... The Good, the Bad and the Heartfelt | Psychology TodayWhat part of speech is the word "Wanting?"
Definition of wanting | Collins English Dictionary
My guess is a verb since it is followed by infinitive, and means craving.
It's a gerund. 'Craving' is not an exact synonym.