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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Extended unfulfilled desire or need.

Usage examples (36)
  • If "longing" is indeed one of the catch phrases of nostalgia, I wonder if ETA Hoff. and Goethe might fit your bill, too.
  • But, though progressives know that, the longing is acute and the temptation to rebind themselves to such impulses strong.
  • Yearn'd with vain longing — still thy patient eye,
  • My longing is so violent naught like it ere was seen; for more
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