Definition of Yearner in English :

Define Yearner in English

Yearner meaning in English

Meaning of Yearner in English

Pronunciation of Yearner in English

Yearner pronunciation in English

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1. longer, thirster, yearner

a person with a strong desire for something

Example Sentences:
'a longer for money'
'a thirster after blood'
'a yearner for knowledge'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


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verb (intransitive)
1. (usually foll by for or after or an infinitive)
to have an intense desire or longing (for); pine (for)
to feel tenderness or affection

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verb intransitive
to be filled with longing or desire
to feel tenderness or sympathy

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intr.v. yearned, yearn·ing, yearns
1. To have a strong, often sad longing: yearn for a better life; yearn to see an old friend.
2. To feel deep pity, sympathy, or tenderness: yearned over the child's fate.

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