longing definition

  • noun:
    • a powerful persistent yearning or desire, particularly one which can not be fulfilled.
    • An earnest and deep, perhaps not considerably enthusiastic, but rather melancholic desire.
    • The buying of a financial tool aided by the hope that its value will rise
    • An eager need; a craving; a morbid desire for food; an earnest wish; an aspiration.
    • An eager desire; an earnest wish or craving.
    • Specifically, in pathology, the peculiar and frequently whimsical desires skilled by expectant mothers.
    • extended unfulfilled desire or need
  • verb:
    • provide participle of lengthy.

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