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Noun
The act of one who pines
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A superficial or transient feeling of liking or attraction
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A sentimental longing or wistful affection for a period in the past
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The faculty by which a person decides on and initiates action
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Intense sorrow, especially caused by someone's death
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Having an intense or passionate interest
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Behaving oddly, or as though in distress, due to being overcome by feelings of love
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Missing one's home and family very much when away
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Overcome with deep or intense sorrow
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Lacking energy, spirit, liveliness or vitality
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Weak and unhealthy
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Verb
Present participle for suffer a mental and physical decline, especially because of a broken heart
“The two were lovers who slept in the same bed, until one of them died and the other pined away to join him in death.”
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Present participle for long for
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Present participle for to think deeply about something that makes one unhappy, angry, or worried
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Present participle for to anticipate, expect, or wait for, especially with a feeling of approval or pleasure
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Present participle for to act in a dreamily infatuated manner
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Present participle for be constantly or visibly anxious
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Present participle for be silent, morose, and bad-tempered out of annoyance or disappointment
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(dated) Present participle for to feel or display deep distress
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