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long•ing



Pronunciation: (lông'ing, long'-), [key]
n.
1. strong, persistent desire or craving, esp. for something unattainable or distant: filled with longing for home.
2. an instance of this: a sudden longing to see old friends.

adj.
having or characterized by persistent or earnest desire: a longing look.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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