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yearning
Definition:
full of longing or unfulfilled desire; " those wistful little ads that the lovelorn place in the classifieds"

Synonyms:

adjective
amatory
doting, rapturous, fonder.
athirst
raring.
desirous
acquisitive, amorous, ardent, covetous, desirous, eager, expectant, fond, grasping, greedy, hankering, hopeful, hungry, itching, longing, needful, passionate, urgent, Lusting, Thirsting, wishful.
envious
begrudging, discontented, dissatisfied, envious, fain, green-eyed, grudging, resentful, longing for, green with envy, covetous, desirous, greedy.
homesick
heartsick, longing for home.
hopeful
faithful, optimistic, sure, aspiring, desirous, eager, expectant, hopeful.
hoping
wishing.
hungry
edacious, hoggish, unfilled, unsatisfied, esurient, insatiate, Famishing, Hungered, could eat a horse, flying light, got the munchies, on empty stomach.
nostalgic
homesick, syrupy, cornball, down memory lane, like yesterday.
wishful
longful.
noun
appetite
gluttony, Gluttonies, Propensities, big eyes.
cupidity
greediness, possessiveness, graspingness.
desire
ache, acquisitiveness, ambition, amorousness, appetite, aspiration, covetousness, craving, craze, desire, eagerness, expectation, fancy, fascination, fondness, greed, hankering, hope, hunger, infatuation, itch, liking, longing, love, lust, need, passion, thirst, urge, want, will, wish, Ardency.
hope
anticipation, aspiration, confidence, contemplation, faith, optimism, presumption, sureness.
love
devotedness, love, Ardency, mad for.
panting
panting.
yearning
longing, sad, wistful.
verb
desiring
pining, welcoming, Fancying, Hungering, Needing.
envying
Envying, Resenting, Coveting.
hoping
aspiring, assuming, believing, trusting, wanting, wishing, Anticipating, Awaiting, Desiring, Expecting, Hoping, Intending, Relying, Contemplating, Presuming, dreaming of.
Examples of usage:
  1. Thus, as silently remarking her, he became deeply interested in her; for he believed her yearning heart then thought of her gallant husband, far, far at sea. – Thaddeus of Warsaw by Jane Porter
  2. But his yearning, sympathetic instinct would not let him follow his own conviction. – Marcella by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  3. It was perhaps the yearning of a woman who had no children of her own. – The Chronicles of Clovis by Saki
  4. On the contrary, his heart softened in a sort of friendly yearning for her company. – The Iron Trail by Rex Beach
  5. The yearning would not down. – Watch Yourself Go By by Al. G. Field

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