worth having or seeking or achieving
"a desirable job"; "computer with many desirable features"; "a desirable outcome"
desirable, suitable, worthyadjective
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
I really think it is not a desirable thing for a president to comment so explicitly on 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.
Parents with higher incomes typically have more desirable (traits) such as higher IQ, motivation, persistence, and consciousness.
We need to recognize we have an $8 billion industry resting upon keeping our lands pristine and beautiful and desirable for the world to come and enjoy, i think we will find we agree on a lot more than we disagree on.
With the rise of social media, who can be an influencer or celebrity is expanded, so there's a potential proliferation of beauty ideals with social media, but given that we don't always know what's behind Instagram editing algorithms, relying on social media filters for surgical inspiration can run into the limits of what is possible or desirable to do with the human body and reinforce damaging stereotypes about what is beautiful.
When we look at a different material, you look at all of the levers : the carbon footprint, consumer preference, energy, water, there's a mix, there are some things that are not that desirable, but if you have five good things and one that isn't, we'll all have to make decisions.
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- مرغوب فيهArabic
- 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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