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To wish to see or speak with (someone)
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  1. To wish to see or speak with (someone)
  2. To have a need or lack
  3. To be inclined or desirous; wish:
To ask for earnestly; beg
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  1. To ask for earnestly; beg
  2. To have an intense desire for something
  3. To be in great need of
To become eaten, corroded, worn, frayed, etc.
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  1. To become eaten, corroded, worn, frayed, etc.
  2. To wear away by gnawing, rubbing, corroding, etc.
  3. To be irritated, annoyed, or querulous; worry
To become worn or sore from rubbing or friction:
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  1. To become worn or sore from rubbing or friction:
  2. To be or become vexed, irritated, or impatient
  3. To wear away by rubbing
To suffer a dull, sustained pain.
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  1. To suffer a dull, sustained pain.
  2. To have or give dull, steady pain
  3. To feel sympathy, pity, etc. (for)
To experience or express grief.
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  1. To experience or express grief.
  2. To cause to be sorrowful; distress:
  3. To cause to feel grief; afflict with deep, acute sorrow or distress
To grieve for someone who has died; specif., to manifest the conventional signs of such grief, as by wearing black clothing or a mourning band
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  1. To grieve for someone who has died; specif., to manifest the conventional signs of such grief, as by wearing black clothing or a mourning band
  2. To make a low, indistinct, mournful sound. Used especially of a dove.
  3. To feel or express sorrow for (something regrettable)
To become dejected or dispirited
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  1. To become dejected or dispirited
  2. To allow to droop or sink.
  3. To let sink or hang down
To waste (away) through grief, pain, longing, etc.
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  1. To waste (away) through grief, pain, longing, etc.
  2. To have an intense longing or desire; yearn
  3. To feel a lingering, often nostalgic desire.
To exist or continue in miserable or disheartening conditions:
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  1. To exist or continue in miserable or disheartening conditions:
  2. To become downcast or pine away in longing:
  3. To be or become weak or feeble; lose strength or vigor:
Alternative form of set one's heart on.
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  1. Alternative form of set one's heart on.
To have or give dull, steady pain
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  1. To have or give dull, steady pain
  2. To feel sympathy, pity, etc. (for)
  3. To yearn or long:
To wish for (something) longingly.
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  1. To wish for (something) longingly.
  2. To feel strong or immoderate desire for (that which is another's).
  3. To want ardently (esp., something that another person has); long for with envy
To express a wish for; request.
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  1. To express a wish for; request.
  2. To wish or long for; crave; covet
  3. To wish or long for; want:
To have a strong, often restless desire.
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  1. To have a strong, often restless desire.
  2. To crave, long, or yearn
At a much earlier or a much later time than the time indicated; remotely
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  1. At a much earlier or a much later time than the time indicated; remotely
  2. To feel a strong yearning; wish earnestly
  3. Beyond a given boundary, limit, or goal:
To give off loud puffs, especially while moving.
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  1. To give off loud puffs, especially while moving.
  2. To feel strong desire; yearn eagerly
  3. To long demonstratively; yearn:
To waste (away) through grief, pain, longing, etc.
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  1. To waste (away) through grief, pain, longing, etc.
  2. To have an intense longing or desire; yearn
  3. To feel a lingering, often nostalgic desire.
To have a need or lack
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  1. To have a need or lack
  2. To desire; wish or long
  3. To be inclined or desirous; wish:
To have a desire; long; yearn
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  1. To have a desire; long; yearn
  2. To have or feel a desire:
  3. To long for; want.
To develop or improve
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  1. To develop or improve
  2. To yearn; long
  3. To perfect or make more intense or effective:
To suffer a dull, sustained pain.
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  1. To suffer a dull, sustained pain.
  2. To have or give dull, steady pain
  3. To feel sympathy, pity, etc. (for)
To condole or sympathize (with)
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  1. To condole or sympathize (with)
  2. To feel or express sorrow or pity for; sympathize with.
To believe; think:
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  1. To believe; think:
  2. To be aware of; sense:
  3. To have compassion or sympathy:
To feel pity (for)
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  1. To feel pity (for)
To be in accord; correspond.
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  1. To be in accord; correspond.
  2. To share or understand the feelings or ideas of another:
  3. To feel or express sympathy, esp. in pity or compassion; commiserate
Find another word for yearn. In this page you can discover 47 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for yearn, like: want, crave, long-for, fret, chafe, ache, grieve, mourn, droop, pine and languish.