Third-person singular simple present indicative form of desire.(verb)
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Use "desires" in a sentence
"Or, if you will, the sum of his desires is his soul."
"The most powerful and universal of all our desires is the desire of food, and of those things, such as clothing, houses, etc., which are immediately necessary to relieve us from the pains of hunger and cold."
"After the desire of food, the most powerful and general of our desires is the passion between the sexes, taken in an enlarged sense."