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Origin of desirable
Examples from the Web for desirable
That seems to be the secret to creating a successful, desirable, and wearable device.
Now, he's out to prove that redheads are just as desirable as their neutral-hued brethren.
Young children and women were considered to be pure and most desirable to the gods.The Cave Where Mayans Sacrificed Humans Is Open for Visitors|Nina Strochlic|August 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The satire, in this case, being why does it take slavery for her to be seen as desirable or useful.The ‘SNL’ Race Controversy: Why Leslie Jones Can Say What She Likes|Phoebe Robinson|May 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“If the committee moves through regular order, it would be desirable,” Menendez said.Despite Kerry’s Push for Delay, Senators Say They Want Iran Sanctions|Josh Rogin|November 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
To accomplish an object so desirable is by no means an easy task.The Young Mother|William A. Alcott
They only intensify feelings, and at my age that is not desirable.Flint|Maud Wilder Goodwin
Still, as the inflation of the claims has been urged as an excuse for inattention to them, a word upon that point is desirable.The War With Mexico, Volume I (of 2)|Justin H. Smith
For this reason it is desirable to have the bud stick of the same diameter as the stock.
A specimen of each of the several species of bones now to be found, is to me the most desirable objects in natural history.The Writings of Thomas Jefferson, Vol. I (of 9)|Thomas Jefferson
late 14c., from Old French desirable (12c.), from dasirer (see desire (v.)). Related: Desirably; desirability.