Definitions for: Desirable


[adj] worth having or seeking or achieving; "a desirable job"; "computer with many desirable features"; "a desirable outcome"
[adj] worthy of being chosen especially as a spouse; "the parents found the girl suitable for their son"



Webster (1913) Definition: De*sir"a*ble, a. [F. d['e]sirable, fr. L.
desiderabilis. See Desire, v. t.]
Worthy of desire or longing; fitted to excite desire or a
wish to possess; pleasing; agreeable.

All of them desirable young men. --Ezek. xxiii.
12.

As things desirable excite Desire, and objects move the
appetite. --Blackmore.

Synonyms: advantageous, coveted, delectable, desired, eligible, enviable, in demand(p), plummy, preferable, preferred, sexually attractive, sought after, suitable, worthy

Antonyms: undesirable

See Also: lovable, loveable, wanted

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