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  Definition of yearn
  1. have affection for; feel tenderness for
  2. have a desire for something or someone who is not present; "She ached for a cigarette"; "I am pining for my lover"
  3. desire strongly or persistently
Similar Words: ache, yen, pine, languish, hanker, long

 

Hyponyms: die, ache, yen, pine, languish

 

Derivational Morphology: pining, hankering, yen, longer, thirster, yearner, longing, yearning

 

 
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