yearn Meaning in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary

Meaning of “yearn” - Learner’s Dictionary


yearn for sth; yearn to do sth to want something very much with a feeling of sadness: They yearned for peace. She yearned to get away.Wanting thingsHoping and hopefulness
yearning noun [C, U]
Translations of “yearn”
in Spanish anhelar…
in Vietnamese mong mỏi…
in Thai ปรารถนา…
in Malaysian teringin…
in French aspirer à…
in German sich sehnen…
in Indonesian menginginkan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 渴望,切盼,渴求…
in Chinese (Traditional) 渴望,切盼,渴求…
(Definition of yearn from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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