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desiderate feel the want or loss of. XVII. f. pp. stem of L. dēsīderāre, f. DE- 1, 2 + base *sīder-, as in consïderāre CONSIDER; see -ATE 3 and cf. DESIRE.
So desideratum something wanting and desired. XVII. sb. use of n. sg. of the pp. of the L. vb. desiderative (gram.) expressing desire. XVI. — late L.

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