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adjective as in attractive, seductive

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The reason an injunction is so desirable for law enforcement is that the police don’t have the resources to pursue gang members when they commit bona fide crimes.

“Legislation like this rarely takes into account the ripple effect on all workers of the impact on the employer, which can result in outcomes that are less desirable than intended,” Walshok said.

Many people, including scientists, are concerned that rogue scientists wouldn’t stop at editing out diseases and would create “designer babies” with enhanced athletic ability, intelligence or other desirable traits.

A raised, sloped area—where the keys are broken up by the triangular shape—helps create a more desirable, comfortable position for your hands.

The piece, which argues the pandemic has forever made cities like New York less desirable, got a ton of pushback.

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The more expensive it becomes, the better it must be, which in turn makes it more desirable.

That seems to be the secret to creating a successful, desirable, and wearable device.

Is gambling culture more desirable than gay culture and counterculture?

Now, he's out to prove that redheads are just as desirable as their neutral-hued brethren.

As prejudices waned, it became easier and ultimately desirable for Jews to fully assimilate.

And all over the world each language would be taught with the same accent and quantities and idioms—a very desirable thing indeed.

Some critics feel that, despite much that is desirable in her work, the soul is lacking in the women she paints.

To my friends ever since I have not failed to recommend the passage of the Butterley tunnel as a desirable pleasure excursion.

And I will make thy bulwarks of jasper: and thy gates of graven stones, and all thy borders of desirable stones.

To bring forth a violin of this desirable type, Stradivari directed his energies.


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On this page you'll find 99 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to desirable, such as: attractive, enticing, fascinating, seductive, alluring, and charming.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.