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1. desirable

adjective. ['dɪˈzaɪrəbəl, dɪˈzaɪɝəbəl'] worth having or seeking or achieving.

Synonyms

  • sexually attractive
  • delectable
  • preferred
  • desired
  • enviable
  • sought after
  • in demand
  • plummy
  • wanted
  • loveable
  • coveted
  • lovable

Antonyms

  • unwanted
  • undesirable
  • tasteless
  • unloved

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Words that Rhyme with Desirable

  • able
  • abominable
  • acceptable
  • acceptable
  • accessible
  • accountable
  • accountable
  • achievable
  • acknowledgeable
  • acknowledgeable
  • actionable
  • adaptable
  • addressable
  • adjustable
  • admirable
  • admirable
  • admissible
  • adoptable
  • adorable
  • advisable

How do you pronounce desirable?

Pronounce desirable as dɪˈzaɪərəbəl.

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How do you spell desirable? Is it desirible ?

A common misspelling of desirable is desirible

Example sentences of the word desirable


1. Adjective
Cultivating more than a few inches into the soil or too close to desirable plants can damage their roots.

Quotes containing the word desirable


1. Mistakes are the best teachers. One does not learn from success. It is desirable to learn vicariously from other people's failures, but it gets much more firmly seared in when they are your own.
- Mohnish Pabrai

2. I hope that any expansion of London will learn from the planning examples of some of its most desirable areas such as Chelsea, Notting Hill, Belgravia and Mayfair. All are characterised by high density and a generosity of green spaces. They are all pedestrian-friendly with shops, entertainment, restaurants and pubs within easy walking distance.
- Norman Foster

3. Seeking what is true is not seeking what is desirable.
- Albert Camus, The Myth of Sisyphus and Other Essays

2. desirable

adjective. ['dɪˈzaɪrəbəl, dɪˈzaɪɝəbəl'] worthy of being chosen especially as a spouse.

Synonyms

  • worthy
  • eligible

Antonyms

  • unaffected
  • unwelcome
  • unloving
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