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Adjective
Having or showing a yearning desire
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“He gave her one last longing glance, grabbed his duster, and walked out the door.”
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Overcome with love or infatuation with someone
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Causing, feeling, or expressing regret, bitterness or sorrow
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Ambitious or driven towards a particular goal
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Having or encouraging an excessive interest in lustful matters
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Having an earnest or desperate characteristic
Noun
A yearning desire
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“The longing for a proper home grows stronger and stronger with each passing day.”
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Enthusiasm to do or to have something
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Noun
A sentimental longing or wistful affection for a period in the past
Adverb
In a state of high anticipation
Verb
Present participle for to have a strong want or desire
“She told him she would long for his safe return, and they hugged like it would be the last time they would see each other.”
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