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ˈlɔŋ ɪŋ, ˈlɒŋ-long·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. longing, yearning, hungrinessnoun

    prolonged unfulfilled desire or need

Wiktionary

  1. longingnoun

    An earnest and deep, not greatly passionate, but rather melancholic desire.

  2. longingnoun

    The buying of a financial instrument with the expectation that its value will rise

Webster Dictionary

  1. Longing

    of Long

  2. Longingnoun

    an eager desire; a craving; a morbid appetite; an earnest wish; an aspiration

Freebase

  1. Longing

    "Longing" is a song by Japanese heavy metal band X Japan, written by Yoshiki. The song is a ballad that has been released in several versions, most notably in two different single variations. The first, "Longing ~Togireta Melody~", was released on August 1, 1995 and reached the number 1 spot on the Oricon chart. The second, "Longing ~Setsubou no Yoru~", came out on December 11, 1995 and reached number 5.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of longing in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of longing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of longing in a Sentence

  1. Adil Abdulgaffar:

    I've known of people who have gone off to Syria from Turkey with hopes that these promises will come true. But I also know that they very much regret it and would like to come back, our brothers who have been battling for their existence for the past 50 to 60 years are longing for guns. They are also very naive, and open to being tricked.

  2. Prof.Salam Al Shereida:

    Every literary and artistic work expresses a longing for innocence and an appeal to the essence of being.

  3. Orison Swett Marden:

    The Creator has not given you a longing to do that which you have no ability to do.

  4. Wilhelm von Humboldt:

    Freedom is but the possibility of a various and indefinite activity; while government, or the exercise of dominion, is a single, yet real activity. The longing for freedom, therefore, is at first only too frequently suggested by the deep-felt consciousness of its absence.

  5. Clarita Alia:

    Richard was always bringing me flowers. Christopher would kiss me, i'm still longing for my children.

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