HyperDic: desirable

English > 2 senses of the word desirable:
ADJECTIVEalldesirableworth having or seeking or achieving
alldesirable, suitable, worthyworthy of being chosen especially as a spouse
desirable > pronunciation
Soundsdihzay'erahbahl; dihzay'rahbahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > desirable: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningWorth having or seeking or achieving.
Examples
  • "a desirable job"
  • "computer with many desirable features"
  • "a desirable outcome"
Narrowercoveted, in demand, sought after, sought-aftergreatly desired / desired
delectable, sexually attractivecapable of arousing desire
enviableCausing envy
plummyVery desirable
preferable, preferredMore desirable than another
See alsolovable, loveableHaving characteristics / characteristics that attract love or affection
wanteddesired or wished for or sought
Oppositeundesirable, unwantednot wanted
Spanishconveniente, deseable
Catalandesitjable
Nounsdesirability, desirablenessthe quality of being worthy of desiring
English > desirable: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaningworthy of being chosen especially as a spouse.
Synonymssuitable, worthy
BroadereligibleQualified for or allowed or worthy of being chosen
Spanishacertado, adecuado, apropiado, apto, capaz, conveniente, deseable, idóneo, indicado
Catalanadequat, adient, apropiat, apte, capaç, convenient, desitjable, encertat, escaient, idoni, indicat
Nounsdesirability, desirablenessattractiveness to the opposite sex

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