De·sir·ous a. Feeling desire; eagerly wishing; solicitous; eager to obtain; covetous.
Jesus knew that they were desirous to ask him. --John xvi. 19.
Be not desirous of his dainties. --Prov. xxiii. 3.
adj : having or expressing desire for something; "desirous of high
office"; "desirous of finding a quick solution to the
problem" [ant: undesirous]