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

Every once in a while, you let a word or phrase out and you want to catch it and bring it back. You can't do that. It's gone, gone forever.
Dan Quayle