- 1. longing, yearning, hungriness, desire
- usage: prolonged unfulfilled desire or need
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- 1. hanker, long, yearn, desire, want
- usage: desire strongly or persistently
- 2. ache, yearn, yen, pine, languish, hanker, long, yearn
- usage: have a desire for something or someone who is not present; "She ached for a cigarette"; "I am pining for my lover"
- 3. yearn, care for, cherish, hold dear, treasure
- usage: have affection for; feel tenderness for
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