Desiderata

Antonyms of DESIDERATA

Synonyms of DESIDERATA

Examples of usage:

  1. Bulk and weight were then the great desiderata, though every now and then the richest materials were still employed in binding, as when a king's library was added to, or some rich monastery gave orders for a sacred volume to be covered with the enamels of Limoges, ivory, gold or silver, and encrusted with jewels. "Book Collecting A Guide for Amateurs" by John Herbert Slater
  2. Yet, with all the breadth and the elasticity of our system, we cannot perfectly meet every case, and there are still desiderata, the want of which is most deeply felt by those engaged in the management of the University. "McGill and its Story, 1821-1921" by Cyrus Macmillan
  3. In this translation, I have endeavoured to keep as close to the sense and the literary form of the original as possible, but when there is conflict between the two desiderata, I have not hesitated to give the first the preference. "The Ancient Irish Epic Tale Táin Bó Cúalnge" by Unknown
  4. And the true and proper End of Universities, should bee to publish unto the World the Matters, which formerly have not been published; to discover the Errors and hurtfulness of things mistaken for Truths; and to supplie the defects and desiderata, which may bee servicable to all sorts of Professions. "The Reformed Librarie-Keeper (1650)" by John Dury
  5. All these desiderata chance had fulfilled in the visit of the King to Devlen. "Men of Iron" by Ernie Howard Pyle
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