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Dictionary Definition

desideratum n : something desired as a necessity; "the desiderata for a vacation are time and money" [also: desiderata (pl)]

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etyl la past participle passive of desiderare


  1. something that is wished for, or considered desirable

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Extensive Definition

This article is about an ambient music album by Synæsthesia. For the dictionary definition of the word, see desideratum.
Desideratum is the second album of ambient band Synæsthesia which was released in 1995.

Track listing

Disc one

  1. "Andromedia" – 8:00
  2. "Orion Nebulua" – 11:30
  3. "Consciousness" – 6:56
  4. "Umbra" – 9:00
  5. "Barred Spirals" – 9:48
  6. "DNA Barcode" – 10:42
  7. "Surface System" – 11:20

Disc two

  1. "Dark Core" – 8:08
  2. "Subversion" – 8:24
  3. "Lumia" – 10:30
  4. "Hallucinations" – 9:07
  5. "Mosaic" – 9:48
  6. "Lifeless" – 15:42
  7. "Tubastrea Aurea" – 10:20

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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