Desirous

Antonyms of DESIROUS

Examples of usage:

  1. There was something cowardly, thus to turn back at the edge of experience, incomplete and wistfully desirous. "Together" by Robert Herrick (1868-1938)
  2. Nevertheless, they were only the more impatient to be released from the responsibility that weighed upon them; and they were in every way desirous of knowing what measures the new government was likely to take. "The Chouans" by Honore de Balzac
  3. Phillis was as intent as her father; she had hardly time to greet me, so desirous was she to hear some answer to her father's question. "Cousin Phillis" by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
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