How to use Desideratum in a sentence

desideratum
  • The great desideratum in a seat on horseback is that it should be firm.

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  • A critical edition still remains a desideratum.

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  • A second possible desideratum is that data can be represented in a variety of ways.

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  • It remained a desideratum to express by equations the motion of a particle of the fluid in any assigned direction.

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  • Such a " gathered church " emerges as the great desideratum with Robert Browne, between 1572, when he graduated at Cambridge, and 1580-1581, when he first defined his Separatist theory.

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  • An abundant rainfall during the growing season is also a desideratum.

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  • He now fixed his residence at Islington, engaged chiefly upon lunar observations, with a view to the great desideratum of a method of finding the longitude at sea.

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  • The publication of these is a great desideratum in the learned world.

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  • Such a service is a key desideratum for a major research library system.

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  • The Athenæum has supplied a great desideratum to the city of Carlisle.

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  • Why should a picture theory of language be considered the sole desideratum for the correspondence theory of truth?

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  • Working out a full grammar of mediation is an important scholarly desideratum, but it's beyond the scope of this module.

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  • Truth, rather than misinformation, is a social desideratum too and that does require time and effort.

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  • A relay capable of working at the end of a long cable has long been a desideratum.

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  • The first desideratum here mentioned - the want, namely, of an accurate statement of the relation between the increase of population and food - Malthus doubtless supposed to have been supplied by the celebrated proposition that "population increases in a geometrical, food in an arithmetical ratio."

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  • Delaunay, developed in his Theorie du mouvement de la lune (2 vols., 1860, 1867), because it contains a germ which may yet develop into the great desideratum of a general method in celestial mechanics.

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  • A corpus containing all the Greek and Latin inscriptions remains a desideratum, tho.

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  • He will incline to the first of these alternatives when cheapness of first cost is a desideratum, but, except in unusually favourable circumstances, the resulting line, being full of sharp curves and severe gradients, will be unsuited for fast running and will be unable to accommodate heavy traffic economically.

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