Yearning meaning

yûrnĭng
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Yearning is a deep, and sometimes sad, desire.

An example of yearning is wanting to go to college but not being able to afford to pay for classes.

An example of yearning is longing to ask someone on a date.

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A persistent, often melancholy desire; a longing.

A yearning for romance and adventure.

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Deep or anxious longing, desire, etc.
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She had a yearning to see her long-lost sister again.

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(archaic) Rennet.
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Present participle of yearn.
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