English words and Examples of Usage

Example Sentences for "desire"

After the death of her children in a car accident, she lost all desire for lifeHe was full of desire as he gazed at his girlfriend.

After the death of her children in a car accident, she lost all desire for life.

Her refusal to go out with him only increased his desire for her love.

She has always desired to have children, but cannot, so they have decided to adopt.

He didn't really love her; he only desired her body.

Joan has always had a strong desire to help people less fortunate than herself.

She was filled with love and desire for her husband upon seeing him after 6 months apart.

Astronaut Neil Armstrong once observed that mystery creates wonder, and wonder is the basis of man's desire to understand.

Patty Berg once remarked, What does it take to be a champion? Desire, dedication, determination, concentration and the will to win.

There is an Indian proverb which observes that large desire is endless poverty.

Studies show that one-fourth of the people who lose their sense of smell also lose their desire for sexual relations.

Driving is the least desirable way to get around the African nation of Gabon because there are very few paved roads, and the dirt roads are slippery during the long rainy season.

Mara sent his daughters to seduce Siddhartha, but he was unmoved by desire.

Psychologists have shown that externally supplied rewards sometimes actually lower a person's desire to perform a task.

Every society has its general conceptions of the desirable goals that people are expected to strive to attain.


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