Yearningly \Yearn"ing*ly\, adv. With yearning. [1913 Webster]

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  • yearningly — adverb see yearn …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • yearningly — adverb /ˈjɝnɪŋli/ With yearning; with desire; longingly …   Wiktionary

  • yearningly — adv. longingly, cravingly; wistfully …   English contemporary dictionary

  • yearningly — yearn·ing·ly …   English syllables

  • yearningly — See: yearning …   English dictionary

  • yearningly — adverb in a yearning manner (Freq. 1) he spent the rest of the act gazing longingly over my right shoulder at the illuminated word Exit • Syn: ↑longingly …   Useful english dictionary

  • yearning — yearningly, adv. /yerr ning/, n. 1. deep longing, esp. when accompanied by tenderness or sadness: a widower s yearning for his wife. 2. an instance of such longing. [bef. 900; ME; OE gierninge. See YEARN, ING1] Syn. 1. See desire. * * * …   Universalium

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  • yearn — intransitive verb Etymology: Middle English yernen, from Old English giernan; akin to Old High German gerōn to desire, Latin hortari to urge, encourage, Greek chairein to rejoice Date: before 12th century 1. to long persistently, wistfully, or… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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