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Antonyms for desired

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. coveted, desired, in demand(p), sought after(adj)

    greatly desired

    Antonyms:
    undesirable, unwanted

  2. craved, desired(adj)

    wanted intensely

    "the child could no longer resist taking one of the craved cookies"; "it produced the desired effect"

    Antonyms:
    undesirable, unwanted

    Synonyms:
    craved, coveted, in demand(p), sought after

How to use desired in a sentence?

  1. Lois McMaster Bujold, "Memory", 1996:

    His mother had often said, When you choose an action, you choose the consequences of that action. She had emphasized the corollary of this axiom even more vehemently: when you desired a consequence you had damned well better take the action that would create it.

  2. Arlan Suderman:

    Farmers prefer to plant corn. That's their desired crop. They see the most opportunity there for being able to capture something down the road if we have a weather scare.

  3. Zaman Ali:

    Justice is not natural among people, but the struggle for justice is the most noble act in society. Because justice may not be possible, but as it’s the way toward the desired society for each one to live in, that’s why its struggle is noble and regard as the highest act.

  4. Brian Hamilton:

    Square's financials leave much to be desired. But there's still a lot to like here, and think the success of their debut will say a lot about the current IPO environment.

  5. Epicurus:

    I never desired to please the rabble. What pleased them, I did not learn; and what I knew was far removed from their understanding.

How to pronounce desired?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say desired in sign language?

  1. desired

Words popularity by usage frequency

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#4500desired
#10563unwanted
#21797undesirable

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