desirable vs desirous :

desirable vs desirous

desirable or desirous

Desirable can be described as something that people really want, it is suitable and is worthy to be desired.

"Mary's new hairstyle makes her even more desirable."

Desirous means to have the feeling of desire or excessively eager and wishing to obtain someone or something like money, could be through inordinate moves.

"A man of his calibre and integrity shouldn't be as desirous as he is. He is a public figure!"

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  • a  worth having or seeking or achieving
    a desirable job
    computer with many desirable features
    a desirable outcome
  • s  worthy of being chosen especially as a spouse

  • a  having or expressing desire for something
    desirous of high office
    desirous of finding a quick solution to the problem
News & Articles

  • Aromatic Delight
    Cafe Aroma and Idyllwild’s fresh mountain air makes food taste that much better We know why good old SoCal is such a desirable place to live—we’ve got beaches, decent weather year-round and nearby mountains for a short winter snow trips…
    June 13, 2013 - Inland Empire Weekly
  • Goats cleaning up at Nahant Marsh
    Staffers at Davenport's Nahant Marsh have tried all kinds of ways to get rid of invasive plants that crowd out desirable native varieties. They've mowed, pulled, cut and treated stumps with chemicals.
    June 13, 2013 - Quad-City Times
  • Pair of Back Bay parking spaces goes for $560,000
    A pair of highly desirable parking spaces in the Back Bay fetched a whopping $560,000 today after a bidding war between two Commonwealth Avenue neighbors. Amy Blumenthal was the winning bidder at the Internal Revenue Service’s auction of the tandem spaces — one long space for two cars — in back of 298 Commonwealth Ave., according to IRS spokeswoman Peggy Riley. Blumenthal owns the home next to ...
    June 13, 2013 - Boston Herald

  • Alice Saga's Wonderland
    I shambled after as usual as I've been doing all my life after people that interest me, because the only people that interest me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones that never yearn or say a commonplace thing...but burn, burn, burn like roman candles across the night.- From the original manuscript of On the Road by ...
    Aug. 30, 2013 - StyleBistro
  • A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words
    Immortalizing Riverside’s Imprints of “The Golden Dream” The golden dream has always existed within the desirous minds of Americans. It’s stated on the Statue of Liberty herself, “Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free.”…
    July 3, 2013 - Inland Empire Weekly