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
The American dream was still tangible, still desirable. Today, the American dream is broken.
I begin to think, that a calm is not desirable in any situation in life....Man was made for action and for bustle too, I believe.
The really potent part of love is that it allows you to carry around beliefs about yourself that make you feel special, desirable, precious, innately good. Your lover couldn't have seen these qualities in you, even temporarily, if they weren't part of your essential being.
The Smithsonian may desirable to keep some of these monuments if there is an educational value and helps people learn about what these figures did.
What the world needs is not dogma but an attitude of scientific inquiry combined with a belief that the torture of millions is not desirable, whether inflicted by Stalin or by a Deity imagined in the likeness of the believer.
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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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