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Overview of noun yearning

The noun yearning has 1 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (5) longing, yearning, hungriness

(prolonged unfulfilled desire or need)


Overview of verb yearn

The verb yearn has 3 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (4) hanker, long, yearn

(desire strongly or persistently)

2. ache, yearn, yen, pine, languish

(have a desire for something or someone who is not present; "She ached for a cigarette"; "I am pining for my lover")

3. yearn

(have affection for; feel tenderness for)

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