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Synonyms for yearnyɜrn

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hanker, long, yearn(verb)

    desire strongly or persistently

    Synonyms:
    yearn, yen, pine, ache, hanker, languish, long

  2. ache, yearn, yen, pine, languish(verb)

    have a desire for something or someone who is not present

    Synonyms:
    smart, languish, hurt, fade, pine away, yearn, long, ache, suffer, pine, hanker, waste, yen

  3. yearn(verb)

    have affection for; feel tenderness for

    Synonyms:
    yen, pine, ache, hanker, languish, long

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. yearn(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    long, be eager, feel a strong desire

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