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desire (verb), desires; desired; desiring
1. To want something very strongly; to long for; to crave; to want.
2. To wish for and to request something.
3. A longing or craving, as for something that brings satisfaction or enjoyment: "She had a desire for fame."
4. An expressed wish; a request.
5. Etymology: from Old French desirer, which came from Latin desiderare, "to long for, to wish for"; the original sense possibly was "await what the stars will bring"; from the phrase de sidere, "from the stars"; from sidus, and sideris (the genitive form), "heavenly body, star, constellation".
This entry is located in the following units: de- (page 40) sidero-, sider- (star) (page 1)
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(Latin: desirous, desiring, to desire, desired)