(?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Desiderated; p. pr. & vb. n. Desiderating.] [L. desideratus, p. p. of desiderare to desire, miss. See Desire, and cf. Desideratum.] To desire; to feel the want of; to lack; to miss; to want.
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Pray have the goodness to point out one word missing that ought to have been there -- please to insert a desiderated stanza. You can not.
Prof. Wilson.
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Men were beginning . . . to desiderate for them an actual abode of fire.
A. W. Ward.
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