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Depictions in media trivialising desirous or sexually active older women, or women who seek sex outside of loving and steady relationships as abnormal, contribute to negative stereotypes and to judgemental attitudes about older sexuality.

As consumers become more desirous of sustainability, responsible shopping, green travel and plant-based food alternatives “will likely contribute to a surge in companies in this space,” said Sofia Dolfe of Index Ventures.

That’s disturbing in various ways because it means that you are almost desirous of infection within those groups.

She is equally desirous of Levine, as animalistic and eager to consume him while sticky with sanguine fluid.

Sam is neither desirous of the attention nor does he want his story to be different from his fellow draftees.

More painful is that a wide swath of the haredi population is ready and desirous for a more complete life.

Her prior experience as a Wall Street whistle-blower had not left her desirous of more tumultuous press attention.

This makes you, at turns, desirous of luxury and monkish asceticism, as you strike a balance between the two.

It is ill-bred, and looks as if you were unaccustomed to such pleasures, and so desirous to prolong each one.

None of them are desirous of continuing after death the part which they have, perhaps, so frequently commenced in this life.

Flora had been long desirous to effect a regular call at Abbotstoke, and it was just now that she succeeded.

Every wise and honest man is desirous to soothe the angry passions of our neighbours.

They mean to visit Bath again this spring, and I am very desirous that you should be better acquainted with her.


On this page you'll find 60 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to desirous, such as: wishful, acquisitive, ambitious, amorous, anxious, and avid.

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