He places among the desiderata of political science, the province of universal justice, or the sources of law.
The system of Delsarte responds to all these desiderata of æsthetics.
It is to be feared that at present the second of these desiderata is much more fully realized than the first.
A proper account and explanation of this is, I think, amongst the desiderata of literature.
The late Mr. Huth long remained unpersuaded that books of this character were desiderata.
Two desiderata formed the principal inducement to long journeys, which sometimes lasted even several years: wood and soapstone.
All these desiderata chance had fulfilled in the visit of the King to Devlen.
Health, neatness, comfort, are the desiderata sought and obtained in her dress.
Our trenches possessed few of the desiderata carefully laid down in the Field Service pocket-book.
If warmth or increased pressure were desiderata, an ocean warm to its greatest depths could afford any pressure301 required.
plural of desideratum (1650s), from Latin, literally "something for which desire is felt," from past participle stem of desiderare "to long for" (see desire).