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, hungriness(noun)

    prolonged unfulfilled desire or need

Wiktionary

  1. yearning(Noun)

    A wistful or melancholy longing.

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

  2. yearning(Noun)

    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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How to pronounce yearning?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
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How to say yearning in sign language?

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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. Nico Santos:

    I hope [' Crazy Rich Asians' ] opens the floodgates for other people of color, for Latinos, for the LGBTQ community to be able to tell our own stories, people are yearning for these stories, they are thirsty for these stories and these stories have value.

  2. 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.

  3. Beau Biden:

    Bernie is speaking to a yearning that is deep and real, and he has credibility on it, and that is the absolute enormous concentration of wealth in a small group of people with the new class now being able to be shown being left out.

  4. Kevin Kelley:

    To suggest Senator Collins has changed is laughable. Senator Collins is constantly being criticized by extremists on the far left and the far right, yet Senator Collins has never wavered, republicans, Democrats, and Independents are yearning for pragmatic, common sense leadership, and that's what Senator Collins has always, and will continue to, bring to the table.

  5. John Updike:

    The yearning for an afterlife is the opposite of selfish it is love and praise for the world that we are privileged, in this complex interval of light, to witness and experience.

Images & Illustrations of yearning

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