desideration

desiderate

[dih-sid-uh-reyt]
verb (used with object), desiderated, desiderating.
to wish or long for.

Origin:
1635–45; < Latin dēsīderātus (past participle of dēsīderāre to long for, require), equivalent to dē- de- + sīder- (stem of sīdus) heavenly body, constellation + -ātus -ate1

desideration, noun
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desiderate (dɪˈzɪdəˌreɪt)
 
vb
(tr) to feel the lack of or need for; long for; miss
 
[C17: from Latin dēsīderāre, from de- + sīdus star; see desire]
 
desider'ation
 
n

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