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Webster Dictionary

  1. Yearnings

    the maws, or stomachs, of young calves, used as a rennet for curdling milk

  2. Origin: [Cf. AS. geirnan, geyrnan, to rum. See 4th Earn.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of yearnings in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of yearnings in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jimmy Carter:

    We become not a melting pot but a beautiful mosaic. Different people, different beliefs, different yearnings, different hopes, different dreams.

  2. Emily Blunt:

    You realize the songs and the music, because of Sondheim's brilliance, are really extensions of these characters and what they are going through and their motivations and their yearnings.

  3. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Nostalgia is your remembrance of the things in the past, not necessarily as they were in reality. Nostalgia is often negative, and yet it can sometimes trigger a positive phenomenon that works exactly in reverse. Nostalgia can lead to strong yearnings for discovering new lands, exploring newer oceans, and offering your unlimited creativity in most unfamiliar spaces - everything that is beyond your normal limitations, and outside your comfort zone.

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