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Desire is a multifaceted word with different formal meanings and varied effects on people Effects are derived from diverse gender community age background experiences with the word and its different connotations The most common implication is linked to sexuality because of its influence on self worth in our current American society The formal definition of desirable is worth having but people can also define it as being attractive pleasing enviable popular advantageous or arousing desire Desire means to long for crave a wish to ask for a request or a sexual appetite These definitions are broad ranging from a wish to attractive It can be used as physical mental emotional sexual or practical It can be meant as a possession or an influence Mostly this is seen in contrast between objects and people To describe someone as desirable implies a physical or sexual attraction To describe a thing as desirable implies sought-after to want or need something for practical purposes These days the more sexually appealing a musician or movie star is the more popular they are with the general public Many people are envious of individuals that are found more appealing than themselves Desire is very much a value imposing term It can be positive by promoting a feeling of being wanted or needed It can also promote negative feelings of being unwanted or unliked It has negative implications to need want request or ask for something that you do not have People can also be targeted by desire Men generally target women with physical desire and women generally target men with emotional desire The connotation of this one word portrays how the younger generation of our society derives its self worth from being sexually attractive and therefore shows societys deep-rooted problems with self-esteem Everyone at some point in their life has issues with their self-image The American culture excessively promotes younger generations to derive their self worth by appearing more sexually attractive Popular
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