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desirable

adjective

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1 sexually attractive
  • the desirable young stars of a television reality show

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2 suitable for bringing about a desired result under the circumstances
  • a desirable location for the new house

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The first known use of desirable was in the 14th century

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“Desirable.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/desirable. Accessed 7 Aug. 2020.

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