Desideration - definition of desideration by The Free Dictionary
To wish to have or see happen.
[Latin dēsīderāre, dēsīderāt-, to desire; see desire.]
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However, mental processes are processes of perception (experiencing or sensing), of cognition, of desideration
and of emotion and affection.
We shall return later to explain why a Stoic believes that stupidity entails vice and that either is entailed by incorrect desideration
; but for now, note the prognosis Seneca gives for this condition: