What does yearning mean?

Definitions for yearning
ˈyɜr nɪŋyearn·ing

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

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. David McCord:

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

  2. Christopher Morley:

    There are three ingredients to the good life; learning, earning, and yearning.

  3. Dan Pallotta:

    The things we’ve been taught to think about giving and about charity and the nonprofit sector are actually undermining the causes we love and our profound yearning to change the world.

  4. Christopher Morley:

    There are three ingredients in the good life: learning, earning, and yearning.

  5. Jean Iris Murdoch:

    The absolute yearning of one human body for another particular body and its indifference to substitutes is one of life's major mysteries.

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