Pronunciation of Desirous
/dɪzˈa͡ɪ͡əɹəs/, /dɪzˈaɪəɹəs/, /d_ɪ_z_ˈaɪə_ɹ_ə_s/
Synonyms for desirous:
Other synonyms and related words:
burning, solicitous, agog, earnest, vehement, anxious, esurient, excited, crazy, sedulous, ambitious, wishful, impatient, jealous, voracious, licentious, glowing, devouring, desperate, hot, geeked, juiced, importunate, hopped-up, make, antsy, Desiring, enthusiastic, keen, appetent, zealous, pumped, avid, green, fervent, raring, athirst.
aspiring, hopeful (adjective)
affectionate, intimate, admiring, endearing, adoring, faithful, passionate, erotic, sentimental, amorous, romantic, fond, caring, infatuated, cherishing, loving, devoted, tender, worshipful, friendly.
Usage examples for desirous:
- I was now the more anxious to proceed on account of the presence of the birds, for I was desirous of getting near them and having a good view of them. - "The Boy Tar", Mayne Reid.
- And he looked at me, almost frightened by this little being, and desirous to know what I thought of it. - "Madame Chrysantheme Complete", Pierre Loti Last Updated: March 4, 2009.
- We did not go direct to the Holy City, but bent our course to two or three other cities which the family were desirous of seeing; but as nothing occurred to us in these places of any particular interest, I shall take the liberty of passing them by in silence. - "Lavengro The Scholar, The Gypsy, The Priest", George Borrow.