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

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Hippocrates