Sentence Examples


  • It is not desirable to cultivate a respect for the law, so much as for the right.
  • Secrecy, while occasionally necessary, is less desirable than openness.
  • He seems to have been regarded by his own party as a useful instrument, especially in disagreeable work, rather than as a desirable colleague.
  • She said she did not consider a degree of any real value, but thought it was much more desirable to do something original than to waste one's energies only for a degree.
  • The planets were shown to have visible disks, and to be attended by satellites whose distance and position angle relative to the planet it was desirable to measure.