Associations to the word «Longing»

Wiktionary

LONGING, verb. Present participle of long
LONGING, noun. An earnest and deep, not greatly passionate, but rather melancholic desire.
LONGING, noun. The buying of a financial instrument with the expectation that its value will rise

Dictionary definition

LONGING, noun. Prolonged unfulfilled desire or need.

Wise words

Men govern nothing with more difficulty than their tongues, and can moderate their desires more than their words.
Baruch Spinoza