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de·sired

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. coveted, desired, in demand(p), sought afteradjective

    greatly desired

    Antonyms:
    undesirable, unwanted

  2. craved, desiredadjective

    wanted intensely

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

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

    Antonyms:
    undesirable, unwanted

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How to use desired in a sentence?

  1. Eric Garcetti:

    Angelenos should be proud that our great city is such a desired tourist destination for visitors from across the U.S. and around the world.

  2. Donald Trump:

    At the heart of the Iran deal was a giant fiction, that a murderous regime desired only a peaceful nuclear energy program.

  3. Vikas Swarup:

    India has always desired resolution of all issues with Pakistan bilaterally through dialogue and peaceful means, it is Pakistan who has chosen to use terrorism as an instrument of state policy. And this visit shows that the international community is deeply concerned about its support to, and sponsorship of, terrorism.

  4. Mark Woolhouse:

    Though it is unrealistic to reduce the transmission rate to zero it may have been reduced to a level where the epidemic is brought under control, it may be that the epidemic is simply running its natural course, and is starting to run out of new people to infect. It could also be that the unprecedented public health measures introduced in China are having the desired effect.

  5. Anuradha Saha:

    Some bit of protectionism is needed, and some bit of protectionism is desired for an economy.


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