Un-yearning

yearning

[yur-ning]
noun
1.
deep longing, especially when accompanied by tenderness or sadness: a widower's yearning for his wife.
2.
an instance of such longing.

Origin:
before 900; Middle English; Old English gierninge. See yearn, -ing1

yearningly, adverb
unyearning, adjective


1. See desire.
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yearning (ˈjɜːnɪŋ)
 
n
an intense or overpowering longing, desire, or need; craving
 
yearningly
 
adv

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yearn
O.E. geornan (Mercian), giernan (W.Saxon), giorna (Northumbrian), from P.Gmc. *gernijanan (cf. Goth. gairnjan "to desire," Ger. begehren "to desire"), from base *gernaz (cf. O.H.G. gern, O.N. gjarn "desirous," O.E. georn "eager, desirous," Ger. gern "gladly, willingly"), from PIE base *gher- "to like,
want" (see hortatory).
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