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Wanted or wished for as being an attractive, useful, or necessary course of action,
  1. Wanted or wished for as being an attractive, useful, or necessary course of action
    • - it is desirable to exercise some social control over technology
  2. (of a person) Arousing sexual desire
    • - she had never looked more desirable
  1. A desirable person, thing, or quality

  1. worth having or seeking or achieving; "a desirable job"; "computer with many desirable features"; "a desirable outcome"
  2. worthy of being chosen especially as a spouse; "the parents found the girl suitable for their son"
  3. (desirableness) desirability: the quality of being worthy of desiring
  4. (desirableness) sex appeal: attractiveness to the opposite sex
  5. coveted: greatly desired
  6. (desired) craved: wanted intensely; "the child could no longer resist taking one of the craved cookies"; "it produced the desired effect"
  7. Desirable is a 1934 drama film directed by Archie Mayo, starring Jean Muir and George Brent. Helen Walbridge is a famous actress who does not want her true age to be known. She, therefore, keeps her 19-year old daughter secreted away in a boarding school.
  8. A thing that people want; something that is desirable; describing something worth having, that is useful to have, or that would be nice to have
  9. (desirably) in a manner likely to arouse desire
  10. (desirability) One of the factors contributing to excessive optimism, commonly understood to be wishful thinking.
  11. (Desired) What must be achieved in order to match a plan; SYNONYMS: reference;
  12. (Desired) Outcomes- Statements that add specificity to a broad consumer goal statement.  Outcome statements are derived from the second and/or third part of the nursing diagnosis; consumer-centered; timed; specific, observable and measurable responses of consumers; and are essential to the ...
  13. If information is available, attribute information should be completed.
  14. Combining all or most of the good points normally associated with a piece of its type.
  15. What do we find more desirable--the ego's goals, toys, trinkets and special relationships, or Heaven, Love, Light, Peace, Joy, and the Knowledge of God? ...