desired

Anything desired is sought after. Money and love are desired by just about everyone. If your moony eyes don’t have the desired effect, then you’re still not getting seconds on dessert.

If you desire something, you crave it. Something desired, then, is an object of desire. A desired job is one that many people seek. A desired cake looks delicious — you see it and you want to have it. When a type of clothing becomes popular, it’s desired by many. Some things are desired because they are rare, like a comic book with the first appearance of Batman. Anything desired is coveted.

Definitions of desired
  1. adjective
    greatly desired
    synonyms: coveted, in demand, sought after
    desirable
    worth having or seeking or achieving
  2. adjective
    wanted intensely
    “it produced the desired effect”
    synonyms: craved
    wanted
    desired or wished for or sought
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