Yearning Synonyms and Antonyms

yûr'nĭng

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Synonyms for Yearning

A strong persistent yearning or desire, especially one that cannot be fulfilled.
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The condition or quality of lacking something usual or necessary:
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To have compassion or sympathy:
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The state or action of desiring or craving
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Pine is defined as to want something strongly, or to waste away from sadness.
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A strong wish or urge:
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The definition of hunger is the desire for something.
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An irritating sensation on the skin that makes one want to scratch the affected part
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(Archaic) A delightful cause of joy, pleasure.
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A coin or note worth one yen.
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The characteristic of being hungry; hunger.
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To suffer with longing; pine
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To annoy; vex:
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To let bend or hang down:
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The definition of grieve is to feel pain or sadness as a result of a loss, or to cause pain or stress to someone.
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Ache means to feel persistent sadness, pain, discomfort or desire, either physically or mentally.
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To irritate; vex; annoy; worry
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(Informal) To be obliged (to do something):
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To long for; want.
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To feel pity for or on account of:
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(Intransitive) To long eagerly; to desire earnestly.
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Lust means feeling a strong desire for someone or something, especially of a sexual nature.
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To feel or cause an irritating sensation on the skin that makes one want to scratch the affected part
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To want sexually
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To feel or express sympathy, esp. in pity or compassion; commiserate
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To feel or express sorrow or pity for; sympathize with.
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To pine; to lament; to long.
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To crave, long, or yearn
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A natural attraction; affinity
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Any strong desire; craving
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Antonyms for Yearning

To dislike is to feel distaste or hostility towards someone or something.
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To feel strong dislike for or hostility toward:
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To refrain from (doing something):
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Words Related to Yearning

A strong wish or craving
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A desire, hope, or longing for something or for something to happen
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To taste, sample, etc.
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Find another word for yearning. In this page you can discover 43 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for yearning, like: desire, longing, want, feeling, craving, appetence, pining, disliking, hating, avoiding and wish.