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de·sir·a·ble

desirable

 
 
pronunciation:
dih zaI r bl
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: having good, valuable, or useful qualities that people want.
A phone with those features is really desirable now.Gold has always been a highly desirable thing for human beings.
similar words:
prized, valuable
definition 2: worth having or doing.
It is desirable that all students learn to type.
synonyms:
advantageous, advisable
similar words:
appropriate, good, proper, prudent, suitable
derivations: desirably (adv.), desirability (n.)