longing

312 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[lˈɒŋɪŋ], [lˈɒŋɪŋ], [l_ˈɒ_ŋ_ɪ_ŋ]
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Synonyms for Longing:

desirous (adjective)

acquisitive, amorous, ardent, covetous, desirous, eager, expectant, fond, greedy, hopeful, hungry, needful, passionate, urgent.

desire (noun)

acquisitiveness, amorousness, ardency, covetousness, craving, desire, eagerness, expectation, fondness, greed, hope, hunger, itch, lust, need, passion, thirst, urge, wish, yearning.

desiring (verb)

coveting, desiring, expecting, fancying, grasping, hankering, hoping, hungering, itching, lusting, needing, pining, thirsting, wanting, welcoming, wishing.

lamenting (verb)

agonizing, bemoaning, bewailing, clamoring, crying, decrying, grieving, groaning, lamenting, moaning, mourning, sighing, sniffling, snuffling, sobbing, ululating, wailing, weeping, whimpering, whining.

Other synonyms and related words:

Desiderate, Jones, Languishing, Languishment, Letch, Thirstiness, Vitalized, ache, aching, affection, aging, agog, aim, ambition, ambitious, animated, anxiety, anxious, appetence, appetency, appetite, ardor, ardour, ask, aspiration, aspire, aspire after, aspiring, athirst, attraction, avid, avidity, be after, be avid for, be avid of, be desirous of, be dying for, beg, beseech, bewail, breathless impatience, bulling, cacoethes, choose, commitment, compulsion, concern, concupiscence, contemplative, covet, crave, crave for, craze, cupidity, demand, deplore, desiderium, desperate, determination, determine, diffusing, disconsolate, discontentment, disposition, distress, dream, drive, dying, eager desire, eagerly attentive, earnest, edacity, edge of hunger, empressement, energetic, energized, enthusiasm, enthusiastic, envious, envy, excited, exciting wishes, fading, fancy, fascination, fervent, fervid, fervour, force, forlorn, gasp, goal, gooding, groan, groan for, hanker for, heartsick, homesick, homesickness, honing, hot, hot pants, hot to trot, hunger after, hunger for, hungriness, impatience, impatient, impetuosity, impetus, importunate, impulse, inclination, infandum renovare dolorem, infatuation, inkling, inspirited, intend, intent, intention, interest, itching palm, itchy, keen, keenness, lament, lasciviousness, lecherousness, lechery, libido, lickerish tooth, liking, lonely, lonesome, long, long for, longing eye, love, lust for, lustfulness, mal du pays, maladie du pays, mania, mean, melancholy, missing, morose, mournful, necessity, nostalgia, nostalgic, nostomania, objective, obsession, overanxiety, pain, pang, pant, pant after, pant for, panting, partiality, penchant, pine, plan, plot, predilection, predisposition, preference, prerequisite, pressure, proclivity, proneness, propensity, prurience, purpose, purposefulness, ravenous, ravenousness, regret, relish, reminiscent, repent, repine, request, requirement, requisite, resolution, resolve, rue, rue the day, sad, salaciousness, scheme, seek, sheep's eye, slowing, smarting, solicitude, sorrowful, spirited, spur, starve, starving, stimulated, stomach, suffering, sweet tooth, sympathy, tallying, taste, temptation, thirst for, thirsty, tolerance, vaulting ambition, vehement, voraciousness, voracity, want, wasting, weakness, wearying, whim, will, will-power, wishful, wishfulness, wistful, wistful eye, wistfulness, woebegone, woeful, would like, yearn, yearn for, yearn to, yearnful, yen, zeal, zealous, zest.

Rhymes for Longing:

  1. prolonging, belonging;

Quotes for Longing:

  1. I was five years old when I wrote my first song. It was out of longing for my father that I wrote it. Shmuel Y. Agnon.
  2. Longing is like the rosy dawn. After the dawn out comes the sun. Longing is followed by the vision of God. Ramakrishna.
  3. Three passions, simple but overwhelmingly strong, have governed my life: the longing for love, the search for knowledge, and unbearable pity for the suffering of mankind. Bertrand Russell.