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OTHER WORDS FROM longinglong·ing·ly, adverblong·ing·ness, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for longing
While it might not have been the pregnancy she expected, after years of longing for another child, she was thrilled to have not just one, but two on the way.Woman gets pregnant while already pregnant, gives birth to twins conceived 3 weeks apart|Sydney Page|April 8, 2021|Washington Post
Time capsule writings have often “conveyed longings and ideals and anxieties about various aspects of history,” says Yablon, and allowed people to speak directly to those they would not live long enough to meet.The things they buried: Masks, vials, social-distancing signage — and, of course, toilet paper|Maura Judkis|March 25, 2021|Washington Post
It’s an epic sort of poetry, one of longing, temptation, needs met and dreams deferred.
I do not lie awake at night, longing for a thinner body or some life that lies 100 pounds out of reach.
Not only was it similar to the signal produced when the subjects saw pictures of food after fasting, but the amount of activation was correlated with the intensity of the reported longing.
In that light, some Cubans might find themselves longing for the good old, bad old days.Will Hyman Roth Return to Havana With Normalized Relations?|John L. Smith|December 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That is to say, there is much longing in the hearts of Americans.
It was about the hope and longing for redemption and reconciliation that lies somewhere within each of us.
The convent, obviously, but also the court—and even her unrequited longing for the elusive lady of her sonnets.Sor Juana: Mexico’s Most Erotic Poet and Its Most Dangerous Nun|Katie Baker|November 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It requires him to let go of Lori and his longing for the past.The Walking Dead’s Luke Skywalker: Rick Grimes Is the Perfect Modern-Day Mythical Hero|Regina Lizik|October 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Feeling secure regarding their happiness and welfare, she did not miss them except with an occasional intense longing.
But at intervals I still felt an inexpressible longing to see or hear from my mother.The Boarded-Up House|Augusta Huiell Seaman
There was a longing light in his eyes and a look of appeal whenever our glances met.The Soldier of the Valley|Nelson Lloyd
The little glimpse of domestic harmony which had been offered her, gave her no regret, no longing.
The longing desire to hear the whole of the letter, might be read in every feature of her expressive face.The World Before Them|Susanna Moodie