desideration
noun see desiderate

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Desideration — De*sid er*a tion, n. [L. desideratio.] Act of desiderating; also, the thing desired. [R.] Jeffrey. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • desideration — index desideratum, end (intent), need (requirement), will (desire) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton …   Law dictionary

  • desideration —  ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷dəˈrāshən noun ( s) Etymology: Latin desideration , desideratio, from desideratus + ion , io ion 1. : the act or an instance of desiderating 2. : desideratum …   Useful english dictionary

  • desideration — See desiderate. * * * …   Universalium

  • Desideration — De|si|de|ra|ti|on die; , en <aus gleichbed. lat. desideratio> (veraltet) Verlangen …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • desideration — de·sid·er·a·tion …   English syllables

  • desiderate — desideration, n. /di sid euh rayt /, v.t., desiderated, desiderating. to wish or long for. [1635 45; < L desideratus (ptp. of desiderare to long for, require), equiv. to de DE + sider (s. of sidus) heavenly body, constellation + atus ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • desiderate — transitive verb ( ated; ating) Etymology: Latin desideratus, past participle of desiderare to desire more at desire Date: 1645 to entertain or express a wish to have or attain • desideration noun • desiderative adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Desiderāt — (v. lat., Mehrzahl Desiderāta), Mangelndes, Dinge, die man zu haben wünscht, vorzüglich Bücher, welche Jemand aufzutreiben sucht, weil sie ihm zur Vervollständigung einer Sammlung fehlen; Desideratĭon, Verlangen …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Desiderabel — Desiderābel (lat.), wünschenswert; Desiderāt (Mehrzahl Desiderāta), Mangelndes, Dinge, die vermißt oder gewünscht werden; Desideration, Verlangen. Desiderĭum, Wunsch (s. auch Pia desideria) …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

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