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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Desirable  \De*sir"a*ble\,  a.  [F.  d['e]sirable,  fr  L. 
  desiderabilis  See  {Desire},  v.  t.] 
  Worthy  of  desire  or  longing;  fitted  to  excite  desire  or  a 
  wish  to  possess;  pleasing;  agreeable. 
 
  All  of  them  desirable  young  men.  --Ezek.  xxiii. 
  12. 
 
  As  things  desirable  excite  Desire,  and  objects  move  the 
  appetite.  --Blackmore. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  desirable 
  adj  1:  worth  having  or  seeking  or  achieving;  "a  desirable  job"; 
  "computer  with  many  desirable  features";  "a  desirable 
  outcome"  [ant:  {undesirable}] 
  2:  worthy  of  being  chosen  especially  as  a  spouse;  "the  parents 
  found  the  girl  suitable  for  their  son"  [syn:  {suitable},  {worthy}] 




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