Example sentences for: desirous

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

  • Its use in Classical Latin was more or less the same as it is today--as a weak aspiration, the Romans being no more desirous of exerting themselves than we are.

  • The Times lead details "unusually bitter" feelings expressed by several Democratic candidates desirous of eleventh-hour cash that the party high command is instead putting money into erasing party debt and the launch of Al Gore's presidential campaign.

  • Just three weeks ago the NYT ran another front-page story (different author) explaining that casinos were fleecing seniors because seniors are 1) lonely; 2) desirous of excitement and 3) from a generation with a fondness for get-rich-quick schemes.

  • Seniors succumb because they are 1) lonely; 2) desirous of excitement and 3) from a generation easily convinced that a mailing is "official."

  • Less than two years later, on his deathbed, terribly ill and desirous of death, Keats asked just the same question in one of his last letters: "Is there another life?


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