Longing definition

lôngĭng, lŏng-
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Strong desire; yearning.
noun
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The definition of longing is a strong desire.

An example of longing is a child day dreaming everyday about going to Disneyland.

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A strong persistent yearning or desire, especially one that cannot be fulfilled.
noun
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Present participle of long.
verb
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An earnest and deep, not greatly passionate, but rather melancholic desire.
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The buying of a financial instrument with the expectation that its value will rise.
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Feeling or showing a yearning.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
longing
Plural:
longings