After rejecting then pining for him for a few days, she wasn't ready for him to be less confused than she was.
Half the time pining for Miss Wonderful and the other half whining because she ripped my heart out!
If you want to discuss sympathy, think about poor me, pining away for a hot time and getting nada.
You will think I'm pining away for my beloved Wrentham, which is true in one sense and not in another.
"And didn't Hippolyte tell you?" asked Prince Vasili, turning to his son and seizing the little princess' arm as if she would have run away and he had just managed to catch her, "didn't he tell you how he himself was pining for the dear princess, and how she showed him the door?
How would you define pining? Add your definition here.