Definition of 'desirous'
Example sentences containing 'desirous'
She becomes alienated from her own desirous strivings.Eating Problems: A Feminist Psychoanalytic Treatment Model (1994)
Do not be desirous of having things done quickly.HABIT BUSTING: A 10-step plan that will change your life (2002) Anne of Green Gables (1872)
Flora had been long desirous to effect a regular call at Abbotstoke, and it was just now that she succeeded.The Daisy Chain (1837) Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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