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yearning

noun yearn·ing \ˈyər-niŋ\

Definition of YEARNING

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

Examples of YEARNING

  1. <had a sudden yearning for something sweet>

First Known Use of YEARNING

before 12th century
YEARNING Defined for Kids

yearning

noun yearn·ing \ˈyər-niŋ\

Definition of YEARNING for Kids

:  an eager desire

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