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adjective de·sir·ous \di-ˈzī(-ə)r-əs\

Definition of desirous

  1. :  impelled or governed by desire <desirous of fame>

desirously

adverb

desirousness

noun

Examples of desirous in a sentence

  1. <management is very desirous of finishing the project on time and within budget>

14th Century

First Known Use of desirous

14th century


DESIROUS Defined for English Language Learners

desirous

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adjective de·sir·ous \di-ˈzī(-ə)r-əs\

Definition of desirous for English Language Learners

  • : wanting or wishing for something very much : feeling desire for something


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