desiderium

noun
des·​i·​de·​ri·​um | \ ˌdesəˈdirēəm, -ezə- \
plural desideria\ -​ēə \

Definition of desiderium

: an ardent desire or longing especially : a feeling of loss or grief for something lost

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History and Etymology for desiderium

Latin, from desiderare to desire

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“Desiderium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/desiderium. Accessed 21 May. 2022.

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