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yearning

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noun yearn·ing \ˈyər-niŋ\

Definition of yearning

  1. :  a tender or urgent longing <a yearning for justice>



Examples of yearning

  1. <had a sudden yearning for something sweet>



Before 12th Century

First Known Use of yearning

before 12th century


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yearning

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noun yearn·ing \ˈyər-niŋ\

Definition of yearning

  1. :  an eager desire





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