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OTHER WORDS FROM yearningyearn·ing·ly, adverbun·yearn·ing, adjective
How to use yearning in a sentence
She rose from her knees and looked yearningly at the lover of her youth.A German Pompadour|Marie Hay
She held out her hands yearningly to him, as if she would shield him, or as if she wanted him to shield her from the sharp words.The Shadow of Ashlydyat|Mrs. Henry Wood
She looked at him yearningly, for she realized that she had made him do things her way—this wild, unpractical, artistic soul.
She moved away and he followed her with his eyes, yearningly, burningly, until she reached the door.
The younger brother turned away, and looked yearningly to the mountains.The Lily and the Totem|William Gilmore Simms