Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The act of desiderating.
  • n. Something desired.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Act of desiderating; also, the thing desired.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of desiderating, or of desiring with sense of want or regret.
  • n. The thing desiderated; a desideratum.

Etymologies

Latin desideratio. (Wiktionary)

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