Definition of Desiderata

1. n. pl. See Desideratum.



Definition of Desiderata

1. Noun. (plural of desideratum) ¹

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Definition of Desiderata

1. desideratum [n] - See also: desideratum

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Desiderata

desiccate
desiccated
desiccated coconut
desiccated liver
desiccated pituitary
desiccatedly
desiccates
desiccating
desiccation
desiccations
desiccative
desiccator
desiccators
desiccatory
desiderable
desiderata (current term)
desiderate
desiderated
desiderates
desiderating
desideration
desiderations
desiderative
desideratives
desideratum
desidious
desidiousness
desier
desight
desights

Literary usage of Desiderata

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1. Silver and Gold and Their Relation to the Problem of Resumption by Samuel Dana Horton (1876)
"So far as I am aware, no satisfactory solution has been suggested of the problem of applying the Standard of desiderata in practice, on a large scale. ..."

2. The Economy of Happiness by James MacKaye (1906)
"External desiderata may be divided into material and non-material; ... Material desiderata whose quantity is sufficiently restricted to give them a value in ..."

3. Report of the Annual Meeting (1836)
"desiderata, THE following Reports on the progress ... desiderata of dif- rent branches of science have been drawn up at the request of the Association, ..."

4. The History of Normandy and of Englandby Francis Palgrave by Francis Palgrave (1878)
"desiderata, p. 171. The circumstances attending her marriage, and the share taken by Bertha in forwarding the match, are found, with more or less ..."

5. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1899)
"175 ; Peek's desiderata Curiosa, 1779, ii. 536; Nichols's Hinckley, 1782, p. 77, and App. 1787, pp. 335, 403; Brook's Lives of the Puritans, 1813, iii. ..."

6. The Chinese Repository by Elijah Coleman Bridgman, S. W. Williams (1846)
"I. The new year: prospects and desiderata; comparative. Chinese and English Calendar for the current year; list of commercial houses and foreign officers in ..."

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