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Desire meaning

desire - 12 dictionary results

  1. 1. expect and wish; " I trust you will behave better from now on"; " I hope she understands that she cannot expect a raise"
  2. 2. To long for; to wish for earnestly; to covet.
  3. 3. To express a wish for; to entreat; to request.
  4. 4. To require; to demand; to claim.
  5. 5. To miss; to regret.
  6. 6. The natural longing that is excited by the enjoyment or the thought of any good, and impels to action or effort its continuance or possession; an eager wish to obtain or enjoy.
  7. 7. An expressed wish; a request; petition.
  8. 8. Anything which is desired; an object of longing.
  9. 9. Excessive or morbid longing; lust; appetite.
  10. 10. Grief; regret.
  11. 11. To wish for; request.
  12. 12. Wish; longing; request.

desire - examples of usage

  1. Wings of Desire is one of the peaks of cinema, it's one of cinema's highest accomplishments.
  2. His love for Pocahontas made him desire to know her future husband better. - "The Princess Pocahontas", Virginia Watson.
  3. And this is the way that Peter Rabbit at last got his heart's desire. - "Mrs. Peter Rabbit", Thornton W. Burgess.
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