Desirable - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |dɪˈzaɪərəbl|  American pronunciation of the word desirable
Brit.  |dɪˈzʌɪərəb(ə)l|  British pronunciation of the word desirable

adjective

- worthy of being chosen especially as a spouse (syn: suitable, worthy)

Examples

The house is in a highly desirable location.

The new stove has many desirable features.

the qualities that make a desirable business partner

The experiment did not achieve a desirable result.

It is desirable to wait.

Honesty is a desirable quality.

This dog breed has a number of desirable traits.

...claims that the average person ingests considerably more calories than is necessary or desirable...

...the calligrapher's sightly handwriting would be desirable on the diplomas...

...she feels that being snoopy is a desirable, even essential, trait in a reporter...

It is desirable that the preservation of accidentals should be seen in proper perspective.

But personal prejudices again interposed to prevent an arrangement so desirable.

the absurd predicament of seeming to argue that virtue is highly desirable but intensely unpleasant

It is not desirable to overbalance the budget

the candy looked overwhelmingly desirable to the dieting man

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