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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  • n. A strong persistent yearning or desire, especially one that cannot be fulfilled.
  • Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  • v. Present participle of long.
  • n. An earnest and deep, not greatly passionate, but rather melancholic desire.
  • n. The buying of a financial instrument with the expectation that its value will rise
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • n. An eager desire; a craving; a morbid appetite; an earnest wish; an aspiration.
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • n. An eager desire; an earnest wish or craving.
  • n. Specifically, in pathology, one of the peculiar and often whimsical desires experienced by pregnant women.
  • WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  • n. prolonged unfulfilled desire or need
  • Antonym
    Words that are more generic or abstract
    Cross Reference
    desire    miss   
    Words with the same meaning
    craving    aspiration    desire    yearning    hunger    thirst    hanker    panting    lust    dipsomania   
    Verb Stem
    Words with the same terminal sound
    belonging    prolonging   
    Same Context
    Words that are found in similar contexts
    yearning    yearn    regret    aspiration    imaginings    craving    restlessness    urge    crave    sadness