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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To be filled with longing or desire.

Usage examples (36)
  • I love those who yearn for the impossible.
  • I just heard one say, "Use 'yearn'," and the response: “how do you spell that?”
  • My beloved Perishers always travelled by train for their annual parent-free holidays, and I do kind of yearn to have that experience.
  • Thee, how could the station of such as yearn for Thee be revealed? for more
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