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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Desirous  \De*sir"ous\,  a.  [F.  d['e]sireux,  OF  desiros,  fr 
  desir.  See  {Desire},  n.] 
  Feeling  desire;  eagerly  wishing;  solicitous;  eager  to  obtain; 
  covetous. 
 
  Jesus  knew  that  they  were  desirous  to  ask  him  --John 
  xvi.  19. 
 
  Be  not  desirous  of  his  dainties.  --Prov.  xxiii. 
  3. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  desirous 
  adj  :  having  or  expressing  desire  for  something  "desirous  of  high 
  office";  "desirous  of  finding  a  quick  solution  to  the 
  problem"  [ant:  {undesirous}] 




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