craving

[krey-ving]
noun
great or eager desire; yearning.

Origin:
1250–1300; Middle English; see crave, -ing1

cravingly, adverb
cravingness, noun
uncraving, adjective
uncravingly, adverb


See desire.
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craving (ˈkreɪvɪŋ)
 
n
an intense desire or longing

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cravings
"urgent desires," 17c., from craving (mid-15c.); see crave.
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Example sentences for cravings
Understanding this nutriment leads to understanding the three cravings.
These unnatural cravings of your unbalanced mind and undisciplined body.
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