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
Etymology: [F. dsirable, fr. L. desiderabilis. See Desire, v. t.]
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Rank popularity for the word 'desirable' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4257
Rank popularity for the word 'desirable' in Adjectives Frequency: #579
The numerical value of desirable in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of desirable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Examples of desirable in a Sentence
Singapore is pretty desirable for every defense contractor, the value of winning a contract from Singapore goes beyond the dollars and cents. It is an affirmation of the product and the company.
The American dream was still tangible, still desirable. Today, the American dream is broken.
Things that contain caffeine are definitely going to be less-than-desirable for most people, that's not even just right before bed, but I think depending on a person's caffeine sensitivity, they may need to shut down the caffeine in their day at some point in the afternoon or certainly by dinner time so that they can then have a restful night sleep.
I really think it is not a desirable thing for a president to comment so explicitly on The Fed policy, obviously, presidents can speak out if they choose to and give their opinions about policy, there's no law against that, but I don't think it's wise and I do think The Fed has a strong reputation for acting in an independent and non-political way and I would not like to see that reputation damaged.
There was a time when standardization was very desirable and now it’s almost a negative, people want an experience that reflects the local culture.
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Translations for desirable
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- 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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