Definition Of yearn


have an intense feeling of longing for something, typically something that one has lost or been separated from.

she yearned for a glimpse of him

Example Of yearn

  • A nation yearning for policies that are honest.

  • A sub-plot sees Sanderson still yearning for his ex-wife, but reluctant to make the first move towards a reconciliation.

  • And people are yearning for people they can believe in and trust.

  • But deep within, my spirit yearns to hear ‘a new thing’ from the church.

  • But more than that, the human spirit yearns to inspire.

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