noun, plural des·i·de·ri·a [des-i-deer-ee-uh] /ˌdɛs ɪˈdɪər i ə/.
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In Latin, desidero and desiderium best convey the import of this word.
However morbid his fancies might become, desiderium could never take any but beautiful forms.The Romance of Zion Chapel [3d ed.]|Richard Le Gallienne
So in 47 desideratio is chosen rather than desiderium, to correspond with the neighboring titillatio.Cato Maior de Senectute|Marcus Tullius Cicero