Desirableness
Desirableness De*sir"a*ble*ness, n. The quality of being desirable. [1913 Webster]

The desirableness of the Austrian alliance. --Froude. [1913 Webster]


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  • desirableness — desirable ► ADJECTIVE 1) wished for as being attractive, useful, or necessary. 2) (of a person) arousing sexual desire. ► NOUN ▪ a desirable person or thing. DERIVATIVES desirability noun desirableness noun desirably adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • desirableness — noun see desirable I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • desirableness — See desirability. * * * …   Universalium

  • desirableness — noun The quality of being desirable Syn: desirability …   Wiktionary

  • desirableness — de·sir·able·ness …   English syllables

  • desirableness — noun 1. the quality of being worthy of desiring • Syn: ↑desirability • Ant: ↑undesirability (for: ↑desirability) • Derivationally related forms: ↑desirable, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • desirability — noun 1. the quality of being worthy of desiring • Syn: ↑desirableness • Ant: ↑undesirability • Derivationally related forms: ↑desirable (for: ↑desirableness), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • expedience — (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Desirableness Nouns 1. expedience, expediency, desirableness, desirability, advisability, eligibility, seemliness, fitness, utility, propriety, opportunism, convenience, timeliness, suitability. See… …   English dictionary for students

  • Expedience — (Roget s Thesaurus) >Specific subservience. < N PARAG:Expedience >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 expedience expedience expediency Sgm: N 1 desirableness desirableness desirability &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 fitness fitness &c.(agreement) 23 Sgm: N 1 …   English dictionary for students

  • sex appeal — noun attractiveness to the opposite sex • Syn: ↑desirability, ↑desirableness, ↑oomph • Derivationally related forms: ↑desirable (for: ↑desirableness), ↑desirable ( …   Useful english dictionary

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