- Word Combinations (verb)
|part of speech:
||yearned, yearning, yearns
||to have a strong desire, craving, or wish for something.
Allowed little freedom, she yearned for excitement.After years at sea, he yearned to be with his family.
- crave, hanker, hunger, long, pine, thirst
- similar words:
- ache, aspire, burn, hope, itch, languish, lust, pant, sign, want, wish, yen