Example sentences for: desire

How can you use “desire” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Beijing should consider itself fortunate that the popular desire for spiritual inspiration took such a benign form."

  • But Redstone's desire to remake the company--and to placate shareholders, who have been disenchanted with Viacom for two years now--outweighed tax considerations.

  • Illiterate mothers, mothers with less than six years of education, mothers with manual rather than white-collar work, and mothers who had breastfed earlier infants expressed a desire to sustain breastfeeding longer than their counterparts did (univariate analyses; all p-values <0.

  • Opponents say this desire indicates "a strange psychological state."

  • But perhaps after a hundred years of skirts that liberate and expose, women will again feel the desire for fullness, drag, and bulk in their skirts; for the chance to swish, trail, and sweep; to swing heavy fabric from the hips; maybe even to lift heavy folds in front of the belly--or simply to have another way of muffling unsatisfactory legs with something that isn't pants.

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