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de·sid·er·ate

 (dĭ-sĭd′ə-rāt′)
tr.v. de·sid·er·at·ed, de·sid·er·at·ing, de·sid·er·ates
To wish to have or see happen.

[Latin dēsīderāre, dēsīderāt-, to desire; see desire.]

de·sid′er·a′tion n.

desiderate

(dɪˈzɪdəˌreɪt)
vb
(tr) to feel the lack of or need for; long for; miss
[C17: from Latin dēsīderāre, from de- + sīdus star; see desire]
deˌsiderˈation n

de•sid•er•ate

(dɪˈsɪd əˌreɪt)

v.t. -at•ed, -at•ing.
to wish or long for.
[1635–45; < Latin dēsīderātus, past participle of dēsīderāre to long for, require]
de•sid`er•a′tion, n.
de•sid′er•a•tive (-ər ə tɪv, -əˌreɪ tɪv) adj.

desiderate


Past participle: desiderated
Gerund: desiderating

Imperative
desiderate
desiderate
Present
I desiderate
you desiderate
he/she/it desiderates
we desiderate
you desiderate
they desiderate
Preterite
I desiderated
you desiderated
he/she/it desiderated
we desiderated
you desiderated
they desiderated
Present Continuous
I am desiderating
you are desiderating
he/she/it is desiderating
we are desiderating
you are desiderating
they are desiderating
Present Perfect
I have desiderated
you have desiderated
he/she/it has desiderated
we have desiderated
you have desiderated
they have desiderated
Past Continuous
I was desiderating
you were desiderating
he/she/it was desiderating
we were desiderating
you were desiderating
they were desiderating
Past Perfect
I had desiderated
you had desiderated
he/she/it had desiderated
we had desiderated
you had desiderated
they had desiderated
Future
I will desiderate
you will desiderate
he/she/it will desiderate
we will desiderate
you will desiderate
they will desiderate
Future Perfect
I will have desiderated
you will have desiderated
he/she/it will have desiderated
we will have desiderated
you will have desiderated
they will have desiderated
Future Continuous
I will be desiderating
you will be desiderating
he/she/it will be desiderating
we will be desiderating
you will be desiderating
they will be desiderating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been desiderating
you have been desiderating
he/she/it has been desiderating
we have been desiderating
you have been desiderating
they have been desiderating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been desiderating
you will have been desiderating
he/she/it will have been desiderating
we will have been desiderating
you will have been desiderating
they will have been desiderating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been desiderating
you had been desiderating
he/she/it had been desiderating
we had been desiderating
you had been desiderating
they had been desiderating
Conditional
I would desiderate
you would desiderate
he/she/it would desiderate
we would desiderate
you would desiderate
they would desiderate
Past Conditional
I would have desiderated
you would have desiderated
he/she/it would have desiderated
we would have desiderated
you would have desiderated
they would have desiderated
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And who also, of course, promoted an art of "true relatedness" as well as desiderating a mode of science, like that he found in some ancient cultures, which acknowledged the human involvement in "world.
Yet much as Pope's passage is an enactment of the general folly of rote composition, it is also an undoing of it, since to achieve these imitative effects, he demonstrates a nimble-footed adaptation of form to content exactly the same as that he is in the process of desiderating in poetry at large.
A distinctive feature of Robin Sowerby's volume is that, by combining some of the features of a handbook and an anthology, it allows precisely the kind of experiential contact with classical literature which I have been desiderating, while at the same time providing the kind of contextual information, running commentary, and analysis which makes the book of more practical use to the beginner than any mere collection of classical extracts.