yearner
noun see yearn

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • yearner — yearn ► VERB ▪ have an intense feeling of loss and longing for something. DERIVATIVES yearner noun yearning noun. ORIGIN Old English, from a Germanic base meaning eager …   English terms dictionary

  • yearner — noun a person with a strong desire for something a longer for money a thirster after blood a yearner for knowledge • Syn: ↑longer, ↑thirster • Derivationally related forms: ↑yearn, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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  • yearn — yearner, n. /yerrn/, v.i. 1. to have an earnest or strong desire; long: to yearn for a quiet vacation. 2. to feel tenderness; be moved or attracted: They yearned over their delicate child. [bef. 900; ME yernen, OE giernan deriv. of georn eager;… …   Universalium

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  • longer — I noun a person with a strong desire for something a longer for money a thirster after blood a yearner for knowledge • Syn: ↑thirster, ↑yearner • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • thirster — noun a person with a strong desire for something a longer for money a thirster after blood a yearner for knowledge • Syn: ↑longer, ↑yearner • Derivationally related forms: ↑yearn ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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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