Desiderative meaning

dĭ-sĭdər-ə-tĭv, -ə-rā-, -zĭd-
Of, relating to, or expressing desire.
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(grammar) Designating a clause, a sentence, or in some languages an inflected verb form that expresses desire.
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(linguistics) A verbal mood that has the meaning of “wanting to do something", found in languages such as Ancient Greek and Sanskrit.
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Origin of desiderative

  • Latin desiderativus.

    From Wiktionary