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[jˈɜːnɪŋ], [jˈɜːnɪŋ], [j_ˈɜː_n_ɪ_ŋ]

Synonyms for Yearning:

desirous (adjective)

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

envious (adjective)

begrudging, discontented, dissatisfied, envious, green-eyed, grudging, resentful.

hopeful (adjective)

aspiring, faithful, optimistic, sure.

desire (noun)

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

hope (noun)

anticipation, aspiration, confidence, contemplation, faith, optimism, presumption, sureness.

desiring (verb)

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

envying (verb)

envying, resenting.

hoping (verb)

anticipating, assuming, awaiting, believing, contemplating, dreaming of, intending, presuming, relying, trusting.

Other synonyms and related words:

Eros, Jones, Languishing, Languishment, Letch, Ruth, Thirstiness, Vitalized, ache, aching, addiction, admiration, adoration, affection, agape, agog, aim, amatory, ambition, ambitious, amor, amour, animated, anxiety, anxious, anxiously, appetence, appetency, appetite, apprehensively, ardently, ardor, ardour, aspire, athirst, attachment, attraction, avarice, avaricious, avariciously, avariciousness, avid, avidity, avidly, be after, be anxious for, be keen after, be keen for, be solicitous of, be thirsty for, be weary for, beg, bodily love, bowels, breathless impatience, brotherly love, burning, cacoethes, carefully, caritas, charity, cherishing, choose, clemency, commiseration, compassion, complain, compulsion, concupiscence, conjugal love, covet, crave, crave for, craves, craze, cupidity, deep affection, demand, desiderium, desperate, devotion, disconsolate, discontentedness, discontentment, disposition, dream, drive, drooping, dying, eagerly, earnest, earnestly, earning, edacity, empressement, enchantment, energetic, energized, enterprising, enthusiasm, enthusiastic, enviously, envy, excited, fad, fading, fail, faithful love, fancy, fascination, fellow-feeling, fervent, fervently, fervid, fervor, fervour, flame, forbearance, forlorn, free-lovism, furore orfuror, gallantry, gasp, glowing, goal, greedily, greediness, groan, gyneolatry, hanker, hanker for, heart, heartsick, hero worship, homesick, homesickness, honing, hot, hot pants, hot to trot, humanity, hungrily, hungriness, idolatry, idolism, idolization, impatience, impatient, impetuosity, impetuous, impetus, implore, importunate, impulse, inclination, infatuated, infatuation, inkling, insatiable, inspirited, intense, intent, intention, interest, itchy, jealously, keen, keenly, keenness, languish, languorous, lasciviousness, lecherousness, lechery, leniency, lenity, libido, like, liking, long, long for, long-suffering, longingly, love, lovemaking, lovesick, lust after, lustfulness, mal du pays, maladie du pays, mania, married love, melancholy, mercy, missing, moping, morose, motive, mournful, mourning, necessity, nostalgia, nostalgic, nostomania, objective, obsessed, obsession, of compassion, overanxiety, pant, panting, partiality, penchant, pensive, physical love, pine, pity, plan, plot, popular regard, popularity, predilection, predisposition, preference, preoccupation, prerequisite, pressure, private placement, prurience, pruriency, purpose, rage, rapaciously, rapture, ravenous, ravenously, ravenousness, readily, regard, relish, repine, requirement, requisite, restlessly, sad, salaciousness, scheme, seek, sentiment, shine, sighing, solicitous, solicitude, sorrowful, spirited, spiritual love, starve, starving, stimulated, stomach, sudden desire, sympathy, taste, temptation, tender feeling, tender passion, tenderness, think of, thirst for, thirstily, thirsty, tolerance, transport of love, truelove, uneasily, uxoriousness, vaulting ambition, vehement, voracious, voraciously, voraciousness, voracity, want, weakness, whim, will, wishful, wishfully, wistful, wistfully, wistfulness, woebegone, woeful, worship, would like, yearn, yearn for, yearnful, yearningly, yen, zeal, zealous, zealously.

Rhymes for Yearning:

  1. earning, turning, churning, burning, spurning, learning;
  2. returning, discerning, concerning;

Quotes for Yearning:

  1. Yearning is not only a good way to go crazy but also a pretty good place to hide out from hard truth. Jay Cocks.
  2. Yearning for the seemingly impossible is the path to human progress. Bryant H. McGill.
  3. This commitment to truth is something one senses more and more Americans yearning for, just as they are becoming more and more sophisticated at knowing when the truth is being obscured- an irony that seems to elude most of today's elected officials. Michael Musto.