, n. 1. An object of desire.
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2. (Gram.) A verb formed from another verb by a change of termination, and expressing the desire of doing that which is indicated by the primitive verb.
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(?), n.;
pl. Desiderata (#).
[L., fr. desideratus, p. p. See Desiderate.] Anything desired; that of which the lack is felt; a want generally felt and acknowledge.





(?), } a. [L. desidiosus, fr. desidia a sitting idle, fr. desidre to sit idle; de- + sedre to sit.] Idle; lazy. [Obs.]
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