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longing

 
Noun longing has 1 sense
  1. longing, yearning - prolonged unfulfilled desire or need
    --1 is a kind of desire
    --1 has particulars:
     hankering, yen; pining; wishfulness; wistfulness; nostalgia; discontentment, discontent, discontentedness
    Derived form: verb long1
Verb long has 1 sense
  1. hanker, long, yearn - desire strongly or persistently
    --1 is one way to desire, want
    Derived forms: noun longer1, noun longing1
    Sample sentence:
    They long to move
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