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Definition of Yearn

Yearn

  1. To pain; to grieve; to vex.
  2. To be pained or distressed; to grieve; to mourn.
  3. To curdle, as milk.
  4. To be filled with longing desire; to be harassed or rendered uneasy with longing, or feeling the want of a thing; to strain with emotions of affection or tenderness; to long; to be eager.

Yearn Quotations

Life is a series of collisions with the future; it is not the sum of what we have been, but what we yearn to be. - Jose Ortega y Gasset
Life is a series of collisions with the future; it is not the sum of what we have been, but what we yearn to be.
Jose Ortega y Gasset

I love those who yearn for the impossible. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
I love those who yearn for the impossible.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Architecture should speak of its time and place, but yearn for timelessness.
Frank Gehry

If you don't die of thirst, there are blessings in the desert. You can be pulled into limitlessness, which we all yearn for, or you can do the beauty of minutiae, the scrimshaw of tiny and precise. The sky is your ocean, and the crystal silence will uplift you like great gospel music, or Neil Young.
Anne Lamott

The basic premise of the Constitution was a separation of powers and a system of checks and balances because man was perceived as a fallen creature and would always yearn for more power.
Roy Moore
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Yearn Translations

yearn in Afrikaans is verlang
yearn in Dutch is verlangen, hunkeren, reikhalzen
yearn in Finnish is kaivata
yearn in French is soupirer
yearn in German is sich sehnen
yearn in Latin is esurio
yearn in Norwegian is lengte