|Desirous (De*sir"ous) (?), a.
[F. désireux, OF. desiros, fr. desir. See Desire, n.]
Feeling desire; eagerly wishing; solicitous; eager to obtain; covetous. "Jesus knew that they were desirous to ask him." John xvi. 19. "Be not desirous of his dainties." Prov. xxiii. 3.
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