From Latin, from the participle stem of the verb dēsīderāre (“to desire”).
- IPA: /dɪˈsɪdəɹeɪt/
- To miss, to feel the absence of, to long for.
- 1922: it put him in thought of that missing link of creation’s chain desiderated by the late ingenious Mr Darwin. — James Joyce, Ulysses
desiderate f pl
- feminine plural of desiderato
- second-person plural indicative present of desiderare
- second-person plural subjunctive present of desiderare
- second-person plural imperative of desiderare
- feminine plural past participle of desiderare
- second-person plural present active imperative of dēsīderō
- "want ye, desire ye, wish ye for"
- "miss ye, lack ye, need ye"
- vocative masculine singular of dēsīderātus