from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Having or expressing a wish or longing.

from The Century Dictionary.

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • adjective having or expressing desire for something
  • adjective desiring or striving for recognition or advancement


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