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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Having or expressing a wish or longing.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Expressing a wish or longing for something.
  • adj. Aspiring, or seeking advancement.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having desire, or ardent desire; longing.
  • adj. Showing desire.
  • adj. Desirable; exciting wishes.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having or expressing a wish; desirous; longing; covetous; wistful.
  • Desirable; inviting.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. having or expressing desire for something
  • adj. desiring or striving for recognition or advancement

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