Longingly
Longingly \Long"ing*ly\, adv. With longing. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

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  • longingly — long|ing|ly [ˈlɔŋıŋli US ˈlo:ŋ ] adv in a way that shows that you want someone or something very much ▪ She thought longingly of returning to Paris. look/gaze longingly at sb/sth ▪ He looked longingly at the tray of cakes. >longing adj …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • longingly — [[t]lɒ̱ŋɪŋli, AM lɔ͟ːŋ [/t]] ADV GRADED: ADV with v If you look longingly at something you want, or think longingly about it, you look at it or think about it with a feeling of desire. Claire looked longingly at the sunlit gardens outside the… …   English dictionary

  • longingly — adv. Longingly is used with these verbs: ↑gaze, ↑look …   Collocations dictionary

  • longingly — long|ing|ly [ lɔŋıŋli ] adverb in a way that shows you want something very much: Jan sat by her fire, longingly recalling that wonderful summer …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • longingly — UK [ˈlɒŋɪŋlɪ] / US [ˈlɔŋɪŋlɪ] adverb in a way that shows you want something very much Jan sat by her fire, longingly recalling that wonderful summer …   English dictionary

  • longingly — longing ► NOUN ▪ a yearning desire. ► ADJECTIVE ▪ having or showing a yearning desire. DERIVATIVES longingly adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • longingly — adverb in a yearning manner he spent the rest of the act gazing longingly over my right shoulder at the illuminated word Exit • Syn: ↑yearningly …   Useful english dictionary

  • longingly — adverb see longing …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • longingly — See longing. * * * …   Universalium

  • longingly — adverb In a longing manner, with desire, yearningly …   Wiktionary

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