Meaning of undesirous in English:


Pronunciation /ʌndɪˈzʌɪərəs/


formal predicative
  • Not wanting or wishing something.

    ‘the prince was undesirous of seeing the Lady Anne’
    • ‘I stood up softly, undesirous of disturbing my companions, but with my heart beating now rather more rapidly with surprise and excitement.’
    • ‘Adverse to wrangling with one who was a friend, and undesirous at the time to enter upon a defence of details and internal evidence - a loss of time indeed - the writer answered merely with a few sentences.’