• IPA: /dɪˈzaɪəɹəbəl/, [dɪˈzaɪ(j)əɹəbəɫ]


  1. Worthy to be desire#Verb|desired; pleasing; agreeable.
    This applicant has almost all desirable properties.
    • 1992, Rudolf M[athias] Schuster, The Hepaticae and Anthocerotae of North America: East of the Hundredth Meridian, volume V, New York, N.Y.: Columbia University Press, →ISBN, page vii:
      With fresh material, taxonomic conclusions are leavened by recognition that the material examined reflects the site it occupied; a herbarium packet gives one only a small fraction of the data desirable for sound conclusions. Herbarium material does not, indeed, allow one to extrapolate safely: what you see is what you get{{...}
Antonyms Translations Noun

desirable (plural desirables)

  1. A thing that people want; something that is desirable.
    There are plenty of desirables on display in the window.

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