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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Having or expressing wishfulness for something.

Usage examples (30)
  • If you are desirous of success, you need to work hard.
  • desirous of high office
  • Limbaugh said that the media is "desirous" of seeing Black QBs like Philly's McNabb do well.
  • And being hungry, he was desirous to taste somewhat. for more
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