- Word Combinations (adjective)
|part of speech:
||having desire; desiring.
The nun's life suited her as she was not desirous of material things.She was aware that others in the company were desirous of her position.He was still attracted to his wife, but recently he seldom felt desirous.
- similar words:
- covetous, lustful
||acquisitive, ambitious, anxious, ardent, avid, covetous, eager, glad, greedy, passionate, ravenous, willing
||desirously (adv.), desirousness (n.)