yearn

[v] - have affection for
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Yearn

Yearn (yẽrn) transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Yearned ; present participle & verbal noun Yearning .] [ Also earn , ern ; probably a corruption of Middle English ermen to grieve, Anglo-Saxon ie...
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Yearn

Yearn intransitive verb To be pained or distressed; to grieve; to mourn. [ Obsolete] 'Falstaff he is dead, and we must yearn therefore.' Shak.
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yearn

To pain; to grieve; to vex. 'She laments, sir, for it, that it would yearn your heart to see it.' 'It yearns me not if men my garments wear.' (Shak) ... Origin: Also earn, ern; probably a corruption of OE. Ermen to grieve, AS. Ierman, yrman, or geierman, geyrman, fr. Earm wretched, poor; akin to D. & G. Arm, Icel. Armr, Goth. Arms. The y- in En...
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yearn

pine verb have a desire for something or someone who is not present; `She ached for a cigarette`; `I am pining for my lover`
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Yearn

• (v. i. & t.) To curdle, as milk. • (v. t.) To pain; to grieve; to vex. • (v. i.) To be filled with longing desire; to be harassed or rendered uneasy with longing, or feeling the want of a thing; to strain with emotions of affection or tenderness; to long; to be eager. • (v. i.) To be pained or distressed; to grieve; to mourn.Y...
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yearn

desire strongly or persistently
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