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.

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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Debasish Mridha, M.D.:

    Happiness is the gap between loving and longing.

  2. Lex Kerssemakers:

    Our dealers have been longing for cars and for sales for so many years.

  3. Vikrant Parsai:

    It is better to weave a net than to stand by the water longing for fish.

  4. Malcolm Muggeridge:

    The orgasm has replaced the cross as the focus of longing and fulfillment.

  5. Sophie Kerr:

    The longing to produce great inspirations didn't produce anything but more longing.

Images & Illustrations of longing

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