Definition of Longing. Meaning of Longing. Synonyms of Longing

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Definition of Longing

Longing
Long Long, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Longed; p. pr. & vb. n. Longing.] [AS. langian to increase, to lengthen, to stretch out the mind after, to long, to crave, to belong to, fr. lang long. See Long, a.] 1. To feel a strong or morbid desire or craving; to wish for something with eagerness; -- followed by an infinitive, or by after or for. I long to see you. --Rom. i. 11. I have longed after thy precepts. --Ps. cxix. 40. I have longed for thy salvation. --Ps. cxix. 174. Nicomedes, longing for herrings, was supplied with fresh ones . . . at a great distance from the sea. --Arbuthnot. 2. To belong; -- used with to, unto, or for. [Obs.] The labor which that longeth unto me. --Chaucer.
Longing
Longing Long"ing, n. An eager desire; a craving; a morbid appetite; an earnest wish; an aspiration. Put on my crown; I have immortal longings in me. --Shak.

Meaning of Longing from wikipedia

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