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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    Song lyrics by yearning -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by yearning on the Lyrics.com website.

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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. Former Rep. John Delaney:

    I think the American people are yearning for someone who's a truth-teller, sometimes the best way to make that point is to be a little bit disagreement with your own party, right ?

  2. Michael Grimm:

    I have matured. I'm tempered. I'm wiser. But I'm still the same guy President Donald Trump on Wednesday know yearning to serve President Donald Trump on Wednesday every chance I get, michael Grimm always goes the distance.

  3. Kacey Wong:

    Art is just a tool to express the spirit of yearning for freedom, and that is what we are being deprived of.

  4. David Abbott:

    It was specific, really, to the very tumultuous times that were going on in the United States. In the early '70s — in 1970, 1971 — it was actually the worst and most violent time, cities were on fire and the Vietnam War was finally ending, and titanic struggles had forced them [the government] to stop doing this [after] it had been going on for 15 years or more. Awful. And so, I think there was a yearning for something American. And my song fit the bill.

  5. Isabel Waxman:

    It is indeed ironic that we spend our school days yearning to graduate and our remaining days waxing nostalgic about our school days.

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