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yearned, past participle; yearned, past tense; yearns, 3rd person singular present; yearning, present participle;
  1. Have an intense feeling of loss or lack and longing for something
    • - they yearned to go home
  2. Be filled with compassion or warm feeling
    • - no fellow spirit yearned toward her

  1. hanker: desire strongly or persistently
  2. ache: have a desire for something or someone who is not present; "She ached for a cigarette"; "I am pining for my lover"
  3. have affection for; feel tenderness for
  4. (yearning) longing: prolonged unfulfilled desire or need
  5. (Yearning (1990 film)) Yearning is 1990 an Armenian drama film based on Hrachya Kochar's novel Nostalgia. Directed by Frunze Dovlatyan.
  6. (Yearning (album)) Yearning (1995) 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. ...
  7. (Yearning (band)) Yearning is an atmospheric doom metal band from Finland. During its career the band released five studio albums and one demo, the latter being released while the band was still called Flegeton.
  8. To long, have a strong desire (for something); To long back with melancholy, nostalgically
  9. (yearning) A wistful or melancholy longing; rennet
  10. (yearned) 301-To have a strong, often melancholy desire. "I saw how you suffered and yearned for affections." (301)
  11. (Yearning) A strong emotion referred to within the grief cycle, also referred to as pining.
  12. (yearning) to long for; to wish
  13. To feel in a dream that you are yearning for the presence of anyone, denotes that you will soon hear comforting tidings from your absent friends. For a young woman to think her lover is yearning for her, she will have the pleasure of soon hearing some one making a long-wished-for proposal. ...