What does yearning mean?

Definitions for yearning
ˈyɜr nɪŋyearn·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. longing, yearning, hungrinessnoun

    prolonged unfulfilled desire or need

Wiktionary

  1. yearningnoun

    A wistful or melancholy longing.

    She had a yearning to see her long-lost sister again.

  2. yearningnoun

    rennet

Webster Dictionary

  1. Yearning

    of Yearn

Freebase

  1. Yearning

    Yearning is a collaborative album by ambient musician Robert Rich and sarod player Lisa Moskow. It is based on the classical Indian musical form known as alap. Alap is the first and slowest section of a raga. The music on this album consists of Moskow’s sarod solos set against Rich’s classic droning ambiences.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of yearning in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of yearning in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of yearning in a Sentence

  1. Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Tennyson:

    It little profits that an idle king,By this still hearth, among these barren crags,Matchd with an aged wife, I mete and doleUnequal laws unto a savage race,That hoard, and sleep, and feed, and know not me. I cannot rest from travel; I will drinkLife to the lees. All times I have enjoydGreatly, have sufferd greatly, both with thoseThat loved me, and alone; on shore, and whenThro scudding drifts the rainy HyadesVext the dim sea. I am become a name;For always roaming with a hungry heartMuch have I seen and known,cities of menAnd manners, climates, councils, governments,Myself not least, but honord of them all,And drunk delight of battle with my peers,Far on the ringing plains of windy Troy. I am a part of all that I have met;Yet all experience is an arch wherethroGleams that untravelld world whose margin fadesFor ever and for ever when I move. How dull it is to pause, to make an end,To rust unburnishd, not to shine in use!As tho to breathe were life! Life piled on lifeWere all too little, and of one to meLittle remains; but every hour is savedFrom that eternal silence, something more,A bringer of new things; and vile it wereFor some three suns to store and hoard myself,And this gray spirit yearning in desireTo follow knowledge like a sinking star,Beyond the utmost bound of human thought. It may be we shall touch the Happy Isles,And see the great Achilles, whom we knew. Tho much is taken, much abides; and thoWe are not now that strength which in old daysMoved earth and heaven, that which we are, we are,One equal temper of heroic hearts,Made weak by time and fate, but strong in willTo strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield.

  2. Chelsea Peretti:

    I wanted to do' Oatmilk' like that cause the song was so full of yearning and sadness and I thought it would be funny for it to be really emo and sad.

  3. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders:

    I'm tasting this for the very first time, this is good ... Excellent, really good. I'm not just saying that because it's 'Bernie's yearning.'.

  4. David McCord:

    I want to know not his earning power but his yearning power.

  5. Emma Lazarus:

    Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free. - Engrved on Statue of Liberty

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