Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In a desirable manner.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb In a desirable manner.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb in a manner likely to arouse desire

Etymologies

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desire +‎ -ably

Examples

  • And restec considers [ru] that this blackout - is a good reason to develop our autonomous system of electricity supply, most desirably, using alternative energy.

    Global Voices in English » Kazakhstan: Blackout in Almaty

  • Kudos for a project that is perfectly fit to its place physically, socially, and desirably.

    The Rising Glen Residence by Janna Levenstein

  • In a letter to the Vienna Tageblatt, he advocates an economic alliance among the Continental nations for the purpose of barring out American goods, an economic alliance, in his own language, "which may possibly and desirably develop into a political alliance."

    THE SCAB

  • Instinctively she wss impelled to hold off, to make him woo her, to make herself more desirably valuable ere she yielded.

    CHAPTER XI

  • Conis wrote that at base, kefir has some desirable nutrients, saying "The drink is a good source of calcium, protein and potassium (and less desirably, in its fruit-flavored forms, sugar)."

    How Good for You Is Kefir?

  • We usually need a chemical like bleach (no!) or hydrogen peroxide (better) to get a desirably light shade of paper.

    THE STORY OF STUFF

  • The tremendous and expanding gap between the very rich and the poor is ignored, while lavish lifestyles are portrayed -- as always in escapist pop lit -- as desirably glamorous, spiritually fulfilling and a happy capitalist's just deserts.

    TV rarely tackles a topic that pays its bills: Misleading credit card ads

  • We usually need a chemical like bleach (no!) or hydrogen peroxide (better) to get a desirably light shade of paper.

    THE STORY OF STUFF

  • We usually need a chemical like bleach (no!) or hydrogen peroxide (better) to get a desirably light shade of paper.

    THE STORY OF STUFF

  • We usually need a chemical like bleach (no!) or hydrogen peroxide (better) to get a desirably light shade of paper.

    THE STORY OF STUFF

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