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Definition of Desirous


  1. Feeling desire; eagerly wishing; solicitous; eager to obtain; covetous.

Desirous Quotations

Do not be desirous of having things done quickly. Do not look at small advantages. Desire to have things done quickly prevents their being done thoroughly. Looking at small advantages prevents great affairs from being accomplished.
Wilson Mizner

The Republican establishment may in fact be so desirous of getting rid of the Tea Party as its base, they may be willing to lose some elections in order to get rid of their base and put up a new base.
Rush Limbaugh

You will certainly not doubt the necessity of studying astronomy and physics, if you are desirous of comprehending the relation between the world and Providence as it is in reality, and not according to imagination.

I desired to become a Christian, and prayed earnestly for the forgiveness of my sins. I felt a peace of mind resulting, and loved every one, feeling desirous that all should have their sins forgiven, and love Jesus as I did.
Ellen G. White

As I grew up I was fervently desirous of becoming acquainted with Nature.
John James Audubon
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Desirous Translations

desirous in German is begehrlich, begierig, begierig
desirous in Italian is ansioso
desirous in Latin is expetens
desirous in Spanish is ganoso, deseoso

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