|part of speech:
||longed, longing, longs
||to yearn or desire (often fol. by for).
I long for a vacation.The soldiers longed for their wives and families.
- crave, hunger, pine, thirst, yearn
- similar words:
- ache, aspire, desiderate, desire, die, hanker, hope, lust, pant, sigh, want, wish, yen
||burn, care, hunger, languish, thirst