- Word Combinations (noun)
|part of speech:
||a strong and persistent desire, esp. for something not easily attained.
I've always had a longing to visit Australia.My grandmother still has a longing for her homeland.His wife has been gone for several years, but he still has a longing for her.
- desire, wish, yearning
- similar words:
- appetite, aspiration, hankering, hope, hunger, lust, mind, passion, thirst, want, yen
||ambition, aspiration, belly, desire, hope, hunger, mind, pang, passion, thirst, urge, want, yen