|part of speech:
||longs, longing, longed
||to yearn or desire (often fol. by for).
He longed for excitement and adventure.The soldiers longed for their wives and families.She longed to see her sister again after so many years.
- 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