desirous[ dih-zahyuh r-uh s ]SEE DEFINITION OF desirous
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DESIROUS
He's very grateful and desirous to serve me; and I am more than repaid.
And why should he have saddened her by his doubts, since he was so desirous of her cure?
In his case, his friends not only recommended this, but he was desirous himself, of doing it.
But the brick-making did not suit the boy, who was ambitious, and desirous of learning.
I enclose the copy of my letter to my sister, which you are desirous to see.
He may, indeed, have guessed that those traces were what she was most desirous to hear of.
She was for the first time afraid of her own reflections, and desirous to fly from herself.
I asked, desirous of learning the opinion of a man who had been silent till then.
Miss Burney describes her as too desirous of a reputation for charity and devotion.
He is desirous of purchasing some Leicestershires for his estate in Burgundy.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR DESIROUS
- champing at the bit
- dying to
- gung ho
- hot to trot
- rarin' to go
- ready and willing