Word of the Day: DESIDERATUM

The word for today is: DESIDERATUM

MEANING:

  • Something desired as essential.

EXAMPLE:

  • The year was 1953, and most Nigeria children were secretly wishing, praying and writing letters to Santa Claus promising to be nice rather than naughty in return for that ultimate desideratum of gifts.
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SYNONYMS:

  • Requirement, prerequisite, need, indispensable thing, essential, requisite, necessary.

ANTONYMS:

  • Surplusage, superfluity, in, cumbrance, drawback.

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