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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

yearn•ing*ˈyɜr nɪŋ(n.)

  1. deep longing, esp. when accompanied by tenderness or sadness.

  2. an instance of this.

* Syn: See desire.

Origin of yearning:

bef. 900


Princeton's WordNet

  1. longingly, yearningly(adverb)

    in a yearning manner

    "he spent the rest of the act gazing longingly over my right shoulder at the illuminated word `Exit'"


  1. yearningly(Adverb)

    With yearning; with desire; longingly.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Yearningly(adverb)

    with yearning


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