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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  • verb-intransitive. To have a strong, often melancholy desire.
  • verb-intransitive. To feel deep pity, sympathy, or tenderness: yearned over the child's fate.
  • Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  • v. To long, have a strong desire (for something).
  • v. To long back with melancholy, nostalgically
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • v. To pain; to grieve; to vex.
  • verb-intransitive. To be pained or distressed; to grieve; to mourn.
  • v. To curdle, as milk.
  • verb-intransitive. To be filled with longing desire; to be harassed or rendered uneasy with longing, or feeling the want of a thing; to strain with emotions of affection or tenderness; to long; to be eager.
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • To long for something; desire eagerly; feel desire or longing.
  • To cry out eagerly; give tongue, as a dog.
  • To grieve; mourn; sorrow.
  • To grieve; trouble; vex.
  • Same as earn.
  • Same as earn.
  • n. A dialectal (Scotch) form of earn.
  • WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  • v. desire strongly or persistently
  • v. have a desire for something or someone who is not present
  • v. have affection for; feel tenderness for
  • Verb Form
    yearned    yearning    yearns   
    Words that are more generic or abstract
    hold dear    cherish    care for    treasure   
    yearned    yearning   
    Words with the same meaning
    pain    grieve    vex    mourn    long    Lon   
    Words with the same terminal sound
    Bern    Berne    Fern    Hearn    Herne    Kern    Laverne    Stern    Sterne    Verne   
    Same Context
    Words that are found in similar contexts
    crave    regret    anguish    longing    hunger    tenderness    loneliness    eagerness    aspiration    urge