desirousness
noun see desirous

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Desirousness — De*sir ous*ness, n. The state of being desirous. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • desirousness — See desirously. * * * …   Universalium

  • desirousness — noun The state of being desirous …   Wiktionary

  • desirousness — n. state of longing for , state of wanting, state of craving for …   English contemporary dictionary

  • desirousness — de·sir·ous·ness …   English syllables

  • desirousness — noun see desirous …   Useful english dictionary

  • desirous — adjective Date: 14th century impelled or governed by desire < desirous of fame > • desirously adverb • desirousness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • desirous — desirously, adv. desirousness, n. /di zuyeur euhs/, adj. having or characterized by desire; desiring: desirous of high political office. [1250 1300; ME < OF desireus. See DESIRE, OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • avidity — a·vid·i·ty || É™ vɪdÉ™tɪ n. eagerness, enthusiasm, desirousness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hungriness — n. quality of being hungry; quality of needing to eat; desirousness; ambitiousness (Informal) …   English contemporary dictionary

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