What does wishing mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. wish, wishing, wantnoun

    a specific feeling of desire

    "he got his wish"; "he was above all wishing and desire"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Wishing

    of Wish

  2. Wishing

    a. & n. from Wish, v. t

Editors Contribution

  1. wishingverb

    Verb form of the word wish.

    We are wishing to hug each other as soon as possible.

    Submitted by MaryC on June 2, 2020  

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of wishing in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of wishing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of wishing in a Sentence

  1. Grant Whitus:

    He's a very good guy, he's wishing he could have done more.

  2. Greg Abbott of Texas:

    It has become clear that our military personnel must have the ability to defend themselves against these type of attacks on our own soil, arming National Guard at these bases will not only serve as a deterrent to anyone wishing to do harm to our service men and women, but will enable them to protect those living and working on the base.

  3. Greg Anderson:

    Stop the mindless wishing that things would be different. Rather than wasting time and emotional and spiritual energy in explaining why we don't have what we want, we can start to pursue other ways to get it.

  4. Aristotle:

    Wishing to be friends is quick work but friendship is slow ripening fruit.

  5. Mwanandeke Kindembo:

    The more you expect, the more you become a slave and chained down by your desires of wishing more for yourself.

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