Definitions

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  • adj. Not desirous

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not desirous.

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

  • adj. having or feeling no desire

Etymologies

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un- +‎ desirous

Examples

  • They rarely get beyond Luchon; and in this they are right, as they thus end their peregrinations at the most lovely spot among these mountains, and are as a rule so deceived, imposed on, and bewildered by guides, innkeepers, and horse-owners, at this otherwise delightful place, as to become undesirous of further travel.

    Tales of all countries

  • “Which way, then, my lord?” said the young Templar, who was perhaps not undesirous to parade a part at least of the street in company with a lord, though but a Scottish one.

    The Fortunes of Nigel

  • I woke up naturally around 6am, and unable to fall back asleep and undesirous of having to speak with them, packed up my stuff and got the hell out of there.

    evolver Diary Entry

  • It also makes them undesirous of dominating, for, as many

    Discourses

  • With the advice and consent of the robot brain itself, the positronicomputer had been reprogrammed by Rhodan so that such undesirous actions as had happened in the past would never be repeated.

    The Venus Trap

  • Some writers on etiquette have felt that, since a gentleman can never know when a lady is in a context where she will be undesirous of having herself identified, the initiation should at all times come from the female:

    Behavior in Public Places

  • This was news, indeed, to bewilder nations who had hitherto remained content in infantile tutelage, unconscious, undesirous, of the rights of men!

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 03, No. 16, February, 1859

  • He was not undesirous of reputation both as a poet and prose-writer, and has recorded his regret that he had devoted so much time to evanescent periodical literature.

    The Modern Scottish Minstrel, Volume IV. The Songs of Scotland of the Past Half Century

  • Not that I care anything for the Englishman, but my husband is undesirous of defying the commands of the Council.

    Margaret Tudor A Romance of Old St. Augustine

  • "Tom!" exclaimed Ruth, and for perhaps the first time in her life she seemed undesirous of hearing about Tom Cameron.

    Ruth Fielding on the St. Lawrence The Queer Old Man of the Thousand Islands

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