desiderate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin, from the participle stem of the verb dēsīderāre (to desire).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /dɪˈsɪdəɹeɪt/

Verb[edit]

desiderate (third-person singular simple present desiderates, present participle desiderating, simple past and past participle desiderated)

  1. To miss, to feel the absence of, to long for.
    • 1922, James Joyce, Ulysses:
      it put him in thought of that missing link of creation’s chain desiderated by the late ingenious Mr Darwin.

Italian[edit]

Verb 1[edit]

desiderate f pl

  1. feminine plural of desiderato

Adjective[edit]

desiderate f pl

  1. feminine plural of desiderato

Verb 2[edit]

desiderate

  1. second-person plural present indicative of desiderare
  2. second-person plural present subjunctive of desiderare
  3. second-person plural imperative of desiderare

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

dēsīderāte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of dēsīderō

Participle[edit]

dēsīderāte

  1. vocative masculine singular of dēsīderātus