noun, plural de·sid·er·a·ta [dih-sid-uh-rey-tuh, -rah-, -zid-] /dɪˌsɪd əˈreɪ tə, -ˈrɑ-, -ˌzɪd-/.
Origin of desideratum
Definition for desideratum (2 of 2)
plural noun, singular de·sid·er·a·tum.
Examples from the Web for desideratum
To produce and to sell securities in the greatest possible quantity—that was the desideratum.'
I will now describe one or two methods employed to effect this desideratum.Magic|Ellis Stanyon
The desideratum is a really rough day, but that at Valencia is past praying for.Unexplored Spain|Abel Chapman
The choice of soaps has considerable influence in promoting and maintaining this desideratum.The Ladies Book of Useful Information|Anonymous