desirable

If something is desirable it is worthy, so many people might want it. If you're hoping for one of the most desirable roles in a play, you have to have an excellent audition.

Popular. Attractive. In demand. Sought-after. All of these describe things that are desirable. After all, it has at its base the word desire, which describes wanting. The root of desirable is the Latin word desiderare, which means "long for, wish for, demand, or expect." It may have originated from the phrase de sidere, "from the stars."

Definitions of desirable
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adj worth having or seeking or achieving

“a desirable job”
“computer with many desirable features”
“a desirable outcome”
Synonyms:
coveted, desired, in demand, sought after
greatly desired
delectable, sexually attractive
capable of arousing desire
enviable
causing envy
plummy
very desirable
preferable, preferred
more desirable than another
lovable, loveable
having characteristics that attract love or affection
wanted
desired or wished for or sought
Antonyms:
undesirable, unwanted
not wanted
unenviable
so undesirable as to be incapable of arousing envy
hateful
evoking or deserving hatred
unwanted
not wanted; not needed
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adj worthy of being chosen especially as a spouse

Synonyms:
suitable, worthy
eligible
qualified for or allowed or worthy of being chosen

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