pine for

phrasal verb
pined for; pining for; pines for

Definition of pine for

: to feel very sad because one wants (something) or because one is not with (someone) She was pining for the old days. He's pining for his college sweetheart.

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“Pine for.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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