Definitions for: Desirous


[adj] having or expressing desire for something; "desirous of high office"; "desirous of finding a quick solution to the problem"



Webster (1913) Definition: De*sir"ous, a. [F. d['e]sireux, OF. desiros, fr.
desir. See Desire, n.]
Feeling desire; eagerly wishing; solicitous; eager to obtain;
covetous.

Jesus knew that they were desirous to ask him. --John
xvi. 19.

Be not desirous of his dainties. --Prov. xxiii.
3.

Synonyms: appetent, athirst(p), avid, covetous, devouring(a), envious, esurient, greedy, green, hungry(p), jealous, thirsty(p)

Antonyms: undesiring, undesirous

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