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  1. yearn

    Synonyms:
    long, hanker, crave, covet, desire

    Antonyms:
    loathe, revolt, recoil, shudder

  2. yearn

    Synonyms:
    long for, be eager for

Princeton's WordNet

  1. hanker, long, yearnverb

    desire strongly or persistently

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

  2. ache, yearn, yen, pine, languishverb

    have a desire for something or someone who is not present

    "She ached for a cigarette"; "I am pining for my lover"

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

  3. yearnverb

    have affection for; feel tenderness for

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

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  1. yearnverb

    Synonyms:
    long, be eager, feel a strong desire

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. yearnverb

    Synonyms:
    long, desire, hanker after, pine

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  1. List of paraphrases for "yearn":

    aspires

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How to use yearn in a sentence?

  1. Mark Sanford:

    I wouldn't say it made my day, and it's not what anybody would yearn for in the world of politics, but it is what it is.

  2. Nancy Pelosi:

    If Hillary had won, I was ready to go home, it was really shocking that someone like Donald Trump would be President of the United States. We yearn for the day of a Mitt Romney or a George Bush or someone. But anyway, that motivated me to stay now.

  3. RVM:

    Today, I will look around & enjoy all the beautiful things that are around me rather than yearn for things that are beyond my control & become miserable.

  4. Vikrant Parsai:

    If you give away what you have, you will not yearn for what you see.

  5. RVM:

    Today, I will look around & enjoy all the beautiful things that are around me rather than yearn for things that are beyond my control & become miserable.-RVM

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