What is another word for yearning?

385 synonyms found


[ j_ˈɜː_n_ɪ_ŋ], [ jˈɜːnɪŋ], [ jˈɜːnɪŋ]

Synonyms for Yearning:

desirous (adjective) envious (adjective) hopeful (adjective) desire (noun) hope (noun) desiring (verb) envying (verb) hoping (verb) Other synonyms:

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Rhymes for Yearning:

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

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.

Adjectives for Yearning:

  • unsatisfied.