desirous

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Old French desirrous, from desirrer + -ous

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desirous (comparative more desirous, superlative most desirous)

  1. Feeling desire; eagerly wishing; solicitous; eager to obtain; covetous.
    • 2012 June 26, Genevieve Koski, “Music: Reviews: Justin Bieber: Believe”, The Onion AV Club:
      More significantly, rigid deference to Bieber’s still-young core fan base keeps things resolutely PG, with any acknowledgement of sex either couched in vague “touch your body” workarounds or downgraded to desirous hand-holding and eye-gazing.

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desirous

  1. desirous, experiencing desire