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wish·ing

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  1. wish, wishing, wantnoun

    a specific feeling of desire

    "he got his wish"; "he was above all wishing and desire"

    Synonyms:
    indirect request, neediness, need, wish, deprivation, want, regard, privation, lack, deficiency, compliments

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  1. hoping

    to hope for something; clue-lessy waiting for something

    "i was wishing for a new phone..."

    Submitted by rinat on August 15, 2019  

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  1. wishingnoun

    Synonyms:
    longing, aspiration

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  1. List of paraphrases for "wishing":

    desiring, wanting, desirous, seeking

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#183need
#254want
#1089wish
#2498lack
#2825seeking
#3876regard
#7663wanting
#9974wishing
#10765deficiency
#19035compliments
#19109deprivation
#26881desiring
#46387desirous
#112192privation
#229574neediness

How to use wishing in a sentence?

  1. Kyle Larson:

    I told Tony( Stewart) if he could promise me it would be rough and hooked-up, I'd run, he said he couldn't promise me that and so I'm not running. But, now it looks like it's going to rain on Tuesday, so the track will probably be hooked-up and rough on Wednesday. So, as it gets closer, I'm wishing I was racing it.

  2. Eyad Al-Samman:

    Among the key reasons for wishing to spend another day in my life is the hope.”

  3. Des Moines:

    I think you can come with your own ideas and you can wave your arms and give a speech. But are you connecting with and really hearing what people are either saying to you or wishing that you would say to them?

  4. George Eliot:

    It seems to me we can never give up longing And wishing while we are thoroughly alive. There are certain things we feel to be beautiful and good, And we must hunger after them.

  5. Yonel Dorelis:

    My mom, a typical Jewish mother, was wishing for a doctor or lawyer, i was hellbent on breaking that cycle.


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