de|sir|a|ble

de|sir|a|ble
de|sir|a|ble «dih ZYR uh buhl», adjective, noun.
–adj.
worth wishing for; worth having; pleasing; good: »

a quiet, desirable neighborhood. Main Street is a very desirable location for a large department store.

SYNONYM(S): excellent.
–n.
a desirable person or thing.
de|sir´a|ble|ness, noun.

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  • de|sir´a|ble|ness — de|sir|a|ble «dih ZYR uh buhl», adjective, noun. –adj. worth wishing for; worth having; pleasing; good: »a quiet, desirable neighborhood. Main Street is a very desirable location for a large department store. SYNONYM(S): excellent. –n. a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • un´de|sir´a|ble|ness — un|de|sir|a|ble «UHN dih ZYR uh buhl», adjective, noun. –adj. 1. objectionable; disagreeable: »The drug was taken off the market because it had undesirable side effects on persons who used it. 2. offensive to or subversive of the moral or social… …   Useful english dictionary

  • un|de|sir|a|ble — «UHN dih ZYR uh buhl», adjective, noun. –adj. 1. objectionable; disagreeable: »The drug was taken off the market because it had undesirable side effects on persons who used it. 2. offensive to or subversive of the moral or social standards of an… …   Useful english dictionary

  • self-de|sir|a|ble — «SEHLF dih ZYR uh buhl», adjective. desirable in or of oneself or itself …   Useful english dictionary

  • a|bridge´a|ble — a|bridge «uh BRIHJ», transitive verb, a|bridged, a|bridg|ing. 1. to make shorter, especially by using fewer words: »A long story can be abridged by leaving out unimportant parts. SYNONYM(S): condense, epitomize. 2. to make less: » …   Useful english dictionary

  • a|bridg´a|ble — a|bridge «uh BRIHJ», transitive verb, a|bridged, a|bridg|ing. 1. to make shorter, especially by using fewer words: »A long story can be abridged by leaving out unimportant parts. SYNONYM(S): condense, epitomize. 2. to make less: » …   Useful english dictionary

  • i|mag´i|na|ble|ness — i|mag|i|na|ble «ih MAJ uh nuh buhl, MAJ nuh », adjective. that can be imagined; possible: »We had the best time imaginable at the party. Cinderella was dressed with the greatest splendor imaginable. He ran into all the extravagancies imaginable… …   Useful english dictionary

  • i|mag|i|na|ble — «ih MAJ uh nuh buhl, MAJ nuh », adjective. that can be imagined; possible: »We had the best time imaginable at the party. Cinderella was dressed with the greatest splendor imaginable. He ran into all the extravagancies imaginable (Sir Richard… …   Useful english dictionary

  • im|mov´a|ble|ness — im|mov|a|ble «ih MOO vuh buhl», adjective, noun. –adj. 1. that cannot be moved; firmly fixed: »immovable mountains. SYNONYM(S): immobile. 2. not moving or changing; motionless: »In his [Newton s] eyes the sun stood immovable in the center of the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • im|mov|a|ble — «ih MOO vuh buhl», adjective, noun. –adj. 1. that cannot be moved; firmly fixed: »immovable mountains. SYNONYM(S): immobile. 2. not moving or changing; motionless: »In his [Newton s] eyes the sun stood immovable in the center of the universe (Sir …   Useful english dictionary

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