What does longing mean?

Definitions for longing
ˈlɔŋ ɪŋ, ˈlɒŋ-long·ing

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word longing.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. longing, yearning, hungriness(noun)

    prolonged unfulfilled desire or need

Wiktionary

  1. longing(Noun)

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

  2. longing(Noun)

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Longing

    of Long

  2. Longing(noun)

    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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How to say longing in sign language?

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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. Arisara Khaosa-ard:

    I've been longing to get out (of the house), I wanted to come and take pictures, wanted to pay homage to the temple and make merit, but I understand that during this time we have to stay vigilant for others and ourselves as well.

  2. Emeasoba George:

    Challenges are accelerators to success. In other words, challenges do act as substances that speed up the process of success. Now put simply, your current challenges are meant to aid you to emerge the success that you have been longing for or aspiring for. So come on, dare to challenge all your challenges. For, they are designed to help you to succeed sooner or later. -Emeasoba George

  3. M Aurelius:

    Consider, and you will find that almost all the transactions of the time of Vespasian differed little from those of the present day. You there find marrying and giving in marriage, educating children, sickness, death, war, joyous holidays, traffic, agriculture, flatterers, insolent pride, suspicions, laying of plots, longing for the death of others, newsmongers, lovers, misers, men canvassing for consulship?yet all these passed away, and are nowhere.

  4. Clarita Alia:

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

  5. Robert Collier:

    Very few persons, comparatively, know how to Desire with sufficient intensity. They do not know what it is to feel and manifest that intense, eager, longing, craving, insistent, demanding, ravenous Desire which is akin to the persistent, insistent, ardent, overwhelming desire of the drowning man for a breath of air; of the shipwrecked or desert-lost man for a drink of water; of the famished man for bread and meat

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