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synonym study for longing
OTHER WORDS FROM longinglong·ing·ly, adverblong·ing·ness, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for longing
It was about the hope and longing for redemption and reconciliation that lies somewhere within each of us.During Advent, Lots of Waiting, But Not Enough Hope|Gene Robinson|December 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It requires him to let go of Lori and his longing for the past.
His judgments are not rash or driven by insecurity, fear, and a longing for the past.
And there is Simon, the male escort, who finds himself fighting against the longing he long ago swore off.Is ‘Satisfaction’ a Love Story That’s Too Real About Sex and Marriage?|David Masciotra|September 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And you quote de Tocqueville at the front of your book, “Every American is eaten up with a longing to rise.”
There came into her heart a longing that Ludwell Cary should see the matter truly.Lewis Rand|Mary Johnston
Sometimes it seemed as if she were tugging at her moorings, longing to be off on the long, long cruise.Through the South Seas with Jack London|Martin Johnson
Since her visit to the Southards the longing to be at home remained with her.Grace Harlowe's First Year at Overton College|Jessie Graham Flower
Would she take all this treasured, stored-up love and longing which he was aching to cast at her feet?The Tree of Knowledge|Mrs. Baillie Reynolds
Much as she had been longing for his coming, her prayer now was that he should not return until these men were imprisoned.Heart of the Blue Ridge|Waldron Baily