desire etymology

English word desire comes from Latin de- (De-.), Latin sideris

Detailed word origin of desire

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
de- Latin (lat) De-.
sideris Latin (lat)
desiderare Latin (lat)
desirrer Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro) To desire; to covet.
desiren Middle English (1100-1500) (enm)
desire English (eng) To express a wish for; to entreat; to request.. To miss; to regret.. To put a request to (someone); to entreat.. To require; to demand; to claim.. To want emotionally or sexually.. To want; to wish for earnestly. (countable) Someone or something wished for.. (uncountable) Motivation.. (uncountable) Strong attraction, particularly romantic or sexual.. (uncountable) The feeling of desire.

Words with the same origin as desire

Descendants of de-
debt decide decision delicate delicious demand deny deputy describe description desert deserve design designed desperate despite dessert destroy destruction detective dick due duty still
Descendants of sideris
consider reconsider