un desirous

desirous

[dih-zahyuhr-uhs]
adjective
having or characterized by desire; desiring: desirous of high political office.

Origin:
1250–1300; Middle English < Old French desireus. See desire, -ous

desirously, adverb
desirousness, noun
nondesirous, adjective
overdesirous, adjective
overdesirously, adverb
overdesirousness, noun
predesirous, adjective
predesirously, adverb
superdesirous, adjective
superdesirously, adverb
undesirous, adjective
undesirously, adverb
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desirous (dɪˈzaɪərəs)
 
adj (usually postpositive and foll by of)
having or expressing desire (for); having a wish or longing (for)
 
de'sirously
 
adv
 
de'sirousness
 
n

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desirous
c.1300, from Anglo-Fr. desirous, O.Fr. desireus (Mod.Fr. désireux), from L.L. desiderosus, from stem of desiderare (see desire).
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