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English definition of “desirous”


adjective [after verb] uk   /dɪˈzaɪə.rəs/ us    /dəˈzaɪr.əs/ old-fashioned formal
wanting something: The duke is desirous of meeting you.Wanting thingsHoping and hopefulness
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