1. the quality of being worthy of desiring
  2. attractiveness to the opposite sex
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How To Use desirableness In A Sentence

  • And inasmuch as the pleasures are unalloyed by pains and the pains by pleasures, the examination of them may show us whether all pleasure is to be desired, or whether this entire desirableness is not rather the attribute of another class. Philebus
  • Evidently this discreet "uniped" was impressed with the desirableness of living to fight another day. The Discovery of America Vol. 1 (of 2) with some account of Ancient America and the Spanish Conquest
  • The sense, the inward feeling, in the soul of each believer, of its exceeding 'desirableness' -- the experience, that he 'needs' something, joined with the strong foretokening, that the redemption and the graces propounded to us in Christ are 'what' he needs -- this I hold to be the true foundation of the spiritual edifice. The Life of Samuel Taylor Coleridge 1838
  • For a number of reasons these naturally produced pesticides have not found widespread commercial exploitation, despite their ecological desirableness.
  • She deliberately demonstrated that she was desirable to other men, as he involuntarily demonstrated his own desirableness to the women. CHAPTER VII
  • And she was aware of pride in herself, in her woman's desirableness that had won for her so wonderful a lover. CHAPTER XV
  • I must again call attention to the desirableness of consolidating the statutory enactments regarding the New Zealand Institute, and incorporating the Clause 7 of the Finance Act, 1925, under which authority the main income of the Institute is derived.
  • Such is my judgment, Lysimachus, of the desirableness of this art; but, as I said at first, ask Laches, or Courage
  • A Victorian committee in 1853 reiterated the desirableness of a ‘General Assembly.’
  • While away on my cruises on the bay, I took no drink along; and while out on the bay the thought of the desirableness of a drink never crossed my mind. Chapter 11
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