desirous









desirous


adjective

  1. having or characterized by desire; desiring: desirous of high political office.

adjective

  1. (usually postpositive and foll by of) having or expressing desire (for); having a wish or longing (for)
adj.

c.1300, from Anglo-French desirous, Old French desirros (11c., Modern French désireux), from Vulgar Latin *desiderosus, from stem of Latin desiderare (see desire (v.)).

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