Definitions for desirabledɪˈzaɪər ə bəl
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word desirable
worth having or seeking or achieving
"a desirable job"; "computer with many desirable features"; "a desirable outcome"
desirable, suitable, worthy(adj)
worthy of being chosen especially as a spouse
"the parents found the girl suitable for their son"
A thing that people want; something that is desirable.
There are plenty of desirables on display in the window.
describing something worth having, that is useful to have, or that would be nice to have.
This applicant has almost all desirable properties.
worthy of desire or longing; fitted to excite desire or a wish to possess; pleasing; agreeable
Origin: [F. dsirable, fr. L. desiderabilis. See Desire, v. t.]
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'desirable' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4257
Rank popularity for the word 'desirable' in Adjectives Frequency: #579
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Everything can be fast today. What you want to communicate is something more desirable.
It is certainly desirable to be well descended, but the glory belongs to our ancestors.
They have a certain cachet which makes them more desirable .... Everyone will want to try one.
Duty without love is deplorable.
Duty with love is desirable.
Love without duty is Divine.
It is impossible to travel faster than the speed of light, and certainly not desirable, as one's hat keeps blowing off.
Translations for desirable
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- желан, желателенBulgarian
- desitjableCatalan, Valencian
- deseable, convenienteSpanish
- toivottu, haluttava, toivottava, haluttuFinnish
- désirable, souhaitableFrench
- სასურველი, სანატრელიGeorgian
- ynskjeleg, ønskeleg, ynskeleg, ønskjelegNorwegian Nynorsk
- желательный, желанныйRussian
- eftersträvansvärd, önskvärdSwedish
- พึงประสงค์, ตามปรารถนา, เป็นที่ต้องการThai
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