desirability

noun de·sir·abil·i·ty \ di-ˌzī-rə-ˈbi-lə-tē \
Updated on: 10 Nov 2017

Definition of desirability

plural desirabilities
1 desirabilities plural : desirable conditions
  • had understood and studied certain desirabilities
  • —D. D. Eisenhower
2 : the quality, fact, or degree of being desirable

Examples of desirability in a Sentence

  1. the desirability of immortality becomes a little less certain after some consideration of the consequences

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First Known Use of desirability

1824



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