Definition of desirability in English:

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Pronunciation: /dəˌzī(ə)rəˈbilədē/


The quality of being desirable: we agree on the desirability of a negotiated settlement
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  • How much are our senses trained socially to respond to specific aspects of human beauty and desirability?
  • There is an unequivocal denial of the possibility or the desirability of universal values, ambitions or aspiration.
  • Again, this reduces transport costs and increases the desirability of behaving in a transport efficient manner.
appeal, attractiveness, allure;
agreeableness, worth, excellence
advisability, advantage, expedience, benefit, merit, value, profit, profitability
attractiveness, sexual attraction, beauty, good looks;
informal sexiness

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Syllabification: de·sir·a·bil·i·ty

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