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 Meanings and Examples of DESIRABLE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 a.  worthwhile; worth doing or achieving; advisable
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  So desirable in every way were the apartments, and so moderate did the terms seem when divided between us, that the bargain was concluded upon the spot, and we at once entered into possession.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
2  Never had the farm--and with a kind of surprise they remembered that it was their own farm, every inch of it their own property--appeared to the animals so desirable a place.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Context  Highlight   In Chapter VII
3  Rowena, who possessed strong sense, neither considered his plan as practicable, nor as desirable, so far as she was concerned, could it have been achieved.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XVIII
4  He had been considering her as a particularly welcome addition at the Parsonage, as a desirable companion to an aunt who had no children of her own; but he found himself wholly mistaken.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER I
5  Edmund was the only one of the family who could see a fault in the business; but no representation of his aunt's could induce him to find Mr. Rushworth a desirable companion.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER IV
6  Mr. Crawford's steadiness was honoured, and Fanny was praised, and the connexion was still the most desirable in the world.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXIII
7  And yet it was a most desirable match for Janet at the time.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXVI
8  It had occurred to Sir Thomas, in one of his dignified musings, as a right and desirable measure; but before he absolutely made up his mind, he consulted his son.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXVII
9  Secrecy could not have been more desirable for Mrs. Rushworth's credit than he felt it for his own.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XLVIII
10  Mr Shepherd was eloquent on the subject; pointing out all the circumstances of the Admiral's family, which made him peculiarly desirable as a tenant.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 3
11  The fuelhouse was as roomy as a barn, and was a most desirable place for such a purpose.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: 4 Eustacia Is Led on to an Adventure
12  The position was central and occasionally desirable.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: 7 A Coalition between Beauty and Oddness
13  Between us we soon supplied his wants, and then over a belated supper we explained to the baronet as much of our experience as it seemed desirable that he should know.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 13. Fixing the Nets
14  Our chambers were always full of chemicals and of criminal relics which had a way of wandering into unlikely positions, and of turning up in the butter-dish or in even less desirable places.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In VI. The Adventure of The Musgrave Ritual
15  He found her excitingly desirable.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 8
Example Sentence: (82 in 6 pages)
16  The desire for joy lies deep within the human spirit.
17  We soon believe what we desire.
18  I had a strong desire to help and care for people.
19  The tumultuous Cultural Revolution was chiefly responsible for the searing desire for change in China.
20  I have no desire to discuss the matter further.
21  Men do not desire merely to be rich, but to be richer than other men.
22  The size of your success is measured by the strength of your desire, the size of your dream, and how you handle disappointment along the way.
23  If the eye do no admire, the heart will not desire.
24  Horses need to satisfy their desire for space and freedom.
25  We all desire happiness and health.
26  I was suddenly overcome with an uncontrollable desire to hit him.
27  Her interest in politics began to overshadow her desire to be a poet.
28  Love has no other desire but to fulfill itself.
29  Most children have an insatiable desire for knowledge.
30  Guys who labor in anonymity for no return but fulfillment of their desire to help another.