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  Definition of yearning
  1. prolonged unfulfilled desire or need
  2. full of longing or unfulfilled desire; "those wistful little ads that the lovelorn place in the classifieds"
Similar Words: longing, wistful

 

Hyponyms: hankering, yen, pining, wishfulness, wistfulness, nostalgia, discontentment, discontent, discontentedness

 

Derivational Morphology: ache, yearn, yen, pine, languish, hanker, long

 

 
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