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Definition of the adjective desired

What does desired mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: more desired / most desired

  1. wanted intensely
    • example: it produced the desired effect
    • synonym of desired: craved
    • similar: wanted

Definition of the verb desired

What does desired mean as a doing word?


  1. past of desire

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Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Industrial and Organizational Psychology (2016)

by Steven G. Rogelberg

The outcomes desired by ambitious individuals may take many forms. For example, people may strive to obtain an object such as a rare collectible item or a trophy. Individuals may desire the accumulation of wealth or status. They may also ...

Google previewDepartment of Defense dictionary of military and associated terms (Online)

desired ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Health Care Management (2003)

by Michael J. Stahl

Objectives are meant to communicate desired outcomes for a number of organizationwide reasons. First, objectives communicate desired outcomes to organizational personnel so that they know how to allocate efforts in support of those ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Agriculture and Food Systems (2014)

DNA encoding the desired genes Plant cell Shoot regeneration followed by root regeneration Figure 2 Plant transformation via Agrobacterium and particle gun- mediated DNA delivery. coding sequence Plasmid vector sequences sequence in ...

Google previewDictionary of Food Ingredients (2013)

by Robert S. Igoe

The slurry is then treated with an antichlor, such as sodium bisulfate, adjusted to the desired pH, filtered, washed, and dried. It still retains its original granule structure and is insoluble in water. It is extremely white, has decreased viscosity, ...

Google previewDictionary of Military Terms and Acronyms (2011)

by Us Department Of Defense

desired effects — The damage or casualties to the enemy or materiel that a commander desires to achieve from a nuclear...

desired mean point of impact —A precise point, ...

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If there were in the world today any large number of people who desired their own happiness more than they desired the unhappiness of others, we could have a paradise in a few years. (Bertrand Russell)
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Scrabble value of D2E1S1I1R1E1D2

The value of this 7-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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