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Having or expressing desire; desiring: Both sides were desirous of finding a quick solution to the problem.

de·sir′ous·ly adv.
de·sir′ous·ness n.
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The churning desirousness of what Barratt calls the 'bodymind' can never be sated by a particular object or experience, nor understood in terms of any representation or fantasy--it is inherently pre-representational.
What Hitchcock does, instead, is to show the sexualized woman putting on her glasses and consequently being transformed into spectator, the very picture of desirousness.
desirousness of obviating disputes and misunderstandings of any future arising problems, and wishing ourselves to be the persons upon which responsibilities are shouldered, as the carriers of the civilising mission of democracy.