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synonyms for desired

  • applicable
  • apt
  • convenient
  • correct
  • fitting
  • good
  • opportune
  • pertinent
  • proper
  • relevant
  • true
  • useful
  • adapted
  • becoming
  • befitting
  • belonging
  • deserved
  • fit
  • right
  • appurtenant
  • apropos
  • congruous
  • due
  • felicitous
  • germane
  • just
  • on the button
  • on the nose
  • rightful
  • seemly
  • tailor-made
  • well-suited
  • well-timed
See also synonyms for: undesired
  • advised
  • allured
  • asked
  • begged
  • charged
  • coaxed
  • coerced
  • commanded
  • exhorted
  • forced
  • implored
  • influenced
  • lured
  • motivated
  • moved
  • prompted
  • requested
  • solicited
  • wheedled
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antonyms for desired

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  • evil
  • improper
  • inappropriate
  • incorrect
  • inopportune
  • irrelevant
  • misbehaving
  • unfitting
  • unreal
  • unskilled
  • unsuitable
  • unbecoming
  • unfit
  • unsuited
  • unseemly
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      How to use desired in a sentence

      Proposal 1 would change the state’s complex redistricting process to make it easier for the ruling party to pass its desired maps.
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      He desired his secretary to go to the devil, but, thinking better of it, he recalled him as he reached the door.
      ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
      Particularly was this the case with Davout, who since 1809 had suspected that Berthier desired to ruin his reputation.
      NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
      I desired the captain would please to accept this ring in return of his civilities, which he absolutely refused.
      GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
      Each one congratulated himself that his special teachings had accomplished this desired end.
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      The rest is done by cutting away two upper and four under-teeth, and substituting false ones at the desired angle.
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      He sealed the letter, addressing it to Cannes; called a waiter, late as it was, and desired him to post it.
      ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
      They were the very words that she desired to hear from him; yet his manner of uttering them gave her little reassurance.
      ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
      Siyes desired a man who would overthrow the Directory and establish a dictatorship: Barras was coquetting with the Bourbons.
      NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
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