1. longing, desire, wish.
2. grief, regret.
3. need, necessity.
4. (In plural) pleasures, desires.
Etymology: Latin from dēsīderō, “want, desire, wish for; miss, lack, need”.
Dress mannequins for Marilyn Monroe and others at Travilla’s studio, 1950s.
One of the video cameras used by the actors was bought at Circuit City. After filming was completed, the producers returned the camera for a refund, making their budget money go even further.
The Blair Witch Project (1999)
The Love Letter (detail), François Martin-Kavel, undated. Oil on canvas.
“In the Wild North”, 1891, Ivan Shishkin.